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Can’t Find a Job Except in a Bank: What Should I Do?

Can’t Find a Job Except in a Bank: What Should I Do?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Working in a bank may be allowed as long your job doesn’t include signing or even typing an interest-based contact. …

Are Interest-Bearing Student Loans Permissible?

Short Answer: Yes, they are. Why? Because while taking interest is totally haram in Islam, giving interest when you are pressed to is a different thing. If we say to Muslims, “Don’t take a loan on interest,”… the result being, you cannot pursue higher education, then the result will be that Muslims will become oppressed people because others will pursue …

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What is So Bad About Charging Interest on a Loan?

Short Answer: The Quran says God declares war on the one who charges interest. Why? Because interest is often used as a tool of oppression against poor people, forcing them into servitude and robbing them of dignity. Though there is a hadith that condemns paying interest, the Quranic spirit stands primarily against charging it. If you must pay …

Is Giving Interest Permissible?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: So, Dr. Shabir, the question that we’ve received from our viewer today is: in a previous episode you talked about interest and the idea that giving interest is permissible. So, can you …

Privileging Residential Houses: Riba?

Wa `alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother in Islam, thank you for your question; we ask Almighty Allah to bless you and shower you with His blessings and …



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