Online from: 2010
Subject Area: Accounting and Finance
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|Title:||Islamic finance: from sacred intentions to secular goals?|
|Author(s):||Roszaini Haniffa, (Bradford University School of Management, Bradford, UK), Mohammad Hudaib, (Nottingham University Business School, Nottingham, UK)|
|Citation:||Roszaini Haniffa, Mohammad Hudaib, (2010) "Islamic finance: from sacred intentions to secular goals?", Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, Vol. 1 Iss: 2, pp.85 - 91|
|Keywords:||Finance, Islam, Politics|
|DOI:||10.1108/17590811011086697 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The paper seeks to examine the political and socio-economic circumstances in three different periods of the evolution of Islamic finance and how the fundamental aim of its existence altered over time.
Design/methodology/approach – Based on the existing literature on the evolution of Islamic finance, this paper explores the tensions and conflicts with reference to the dynamic changes in the political and socio-economic landscape to understand how “intentions” changed over time.
Findings – The sacred intentions to help Muslims fulfill their religious economic obligations especially with regards to
Originality/value – This editorial paper enhances the understanding of the status quo of Islamic finance in general and paves the way for country-specific research on this indispensable issue.
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