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Usury, and becoming an activist.

Usury has been misdefined as excessive interest, the charging of excessive interest. But, usury is not about having a debate around which percentage of interest is acceptable. 821 more words


Opportunity of Cost of Usury

Consider a contract of sale. In the terms there is a transfer of ownership of property. On the seller side, what justifies the charge is the property being sold. 276 more words


"In Many Voices There is Power"

“I consulted with myself and contended with the nobles and the rulers and said to them, “You are exacting usury, each from his brother!” Therefore, I held a great assembly against them.” (Nehemiah 5:7, NASB95) 215 more words


Contra Feneratores: The Truth in Islamic Financial Law

“Conservatives” of most contemporary schools of Western thought tend to be hostile towards the religion of Islam, the main reason being the cultural difference between many of its adherents and the indigenous people of the West—probably one of the few criticisms not to be ignored—but also due to much anxiety over its conception of Divine Law, the… 1,897 more words


Day 65 - March 6

Today’s Readings:

Numbers 25-26
Mark 10:1-31
Psalm 65

“The Pharisees approached and asked, “Is it lawful for a husband to divorce his wife?” They were testing him.” 430 more words

Daily Readings

America's Corporate Haven, Say WHAT?

I think we can all agree that Nevada is seen as America’s corporate haven. There is no question, hands down, that the State of Nevada, over many decades, has created entity programs to make its State, business and corporate friendly. 2,569 more words