The Art of Islamic Banking and Finance: Tools and Techniques for Community-Based Banking.pdf
Updated and expanded insights into Islamic banking and finance From Yahia Abdul-Rahman-the father of Riba-Free (RF) banking-comes the expanded edition of the definitive resource that offers an understanding for applying Islamic banking and financial practices. No matter what your faith or religious beliefs, the book shows how to take a modern American approach to incorporating Islamic financial principles into banking and investment techniques. The Art of Islamic Banking and Finance describes the emergence of a culture of Islamic banking and finance today, which is based on the real Judeo-Christian-Islamic spirit and has proven very effective when compared to 20th century models that use financial engineering and structural techniques to circumvent the Shari'aa Law. The author also reveals information about how fiat money is created, the role of the Federal Reserve, and the US banking system. Abdul-Rahman includes a wealth of real-life examples and offers an analysis of how this new brand of banking and financing yields superior results. Offers the fundamentals on Riba-Free (RF) banking Shows how to apply RF to everything from joint ventures and portfolio management to home mortgages and personal finance Reveals what it takes to incorporate Shariah Law into US financial systems Includes information on why RF banking is a socially responsible way to invest Thoroughly revised and updated, this resource offers a handbook for applying Shari'aa law to American banking and finance.
Preface to the Second Edition Second Edition: Popularizing the RF (Riba Free) Movement Preface: My Story With RF (Riba Free Islamic) Banking and Finance in America Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: The Faith-Based Judeo-Christian-Islamic Foundation of the Prohibition of Interest and the RF (Riba-Free) Banking System Chapter 3: The RF Valuation Disciplines of Commodity Indexation and Marking to the Market Chapter 4: The Law: The Judeo-Chistian-Islamic Shari'aa Chapter 5: Money and Its Creation Chapter 6: Towards an RF Monetary Discipline: The RF Commodity Indexation Discipline Chapter 7: Civility and Social Responsibility of the RF (Riba-Free) Banking System Chapter 8: The Conventional Riba-Based Banking System Chapter 9: Comparing RF (Riba-Free) Banking and Conventional Riba-Based Banking: What is the Difference Chapter 10: RF (Islamic) Banking in the 20th Century Chapter 11: RF (Islamic) Banking Model for the 21st Century: The LARIBA RF Model Chapter 12: Putting the RF Finance Movement and Discipline Together Chapter 13: Starting an RF Bank in the United States Chapter 14: RF Capital Markets Chapter 15: Case Studies ? Real Life Applyications of RF Finance Chapter 16: RF Credits (Loans) in Contrast to Types of Riba-Based Credits Chapter 17: The RF Approach to Handling Troubled and Non-Performing Credits (Loans) Chapter 18: Visions for the Future of RF Banking Chapter 19: RF Banking: A New Banking Brand for Banking in the 21st Century About the Companion Web Site Index