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Accounting, Here & Hereafter

Jumu'ah khutba (Friday sermon) - Sheikh Abdal Hakim Murad - 17 October 2008 - 28 minutes 45 seconds


Worldwide shares tumbling,
Where do we put our trust now?
Return to The One!

A very topical sermon this time as the sheikh relates the Qur'anic injunction against riba' (interest) to the current problems of the world financial system. Although of course the Qur'an and the example of the Prophet (peace be upon him) validate and even valorise trade, they present a radically different ethical approach to business than the dehumanised modern economic system. Highly recommended listening to anyone seeking a sound framework to think about the economic crisis.

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5 comments:

ummameer said...

Thank you for posting these "khutbahs". We need this voice of "ibn al wakht" to cope with the rollercoaster of our daily struggles.

Anonymous said...

Hmmm...not liking the anti-banker theme throughout this khutba....!

Anonymous said...

Erm,,, anti-interest and the people who deal in it ie. bankers are an intergral part of Islam. Why don't u like it???

Anonymous said...

Bankers might be part of Islam, riba clearly is not

m abdullah said...

masha-Allah