Tag "Halal"

I am a Muslim – Can I Fall in Love?

When I read Islamic literature or talk to Ulema, falling in love is a subject that is often avoided like the plague and – at best – looked down upon.  Why is it so? We live in a world where men and women constantly interact and are bound to be attracted to each other.  How should we deal with it? Should we just force ourselves into believing that it is

Is Islamic Banking Really Islamic?

The essence of Islamic banking lies in the rejection of interest for loaning of money and in only making investments in businesses that provide goods or services that are consistent with Islamic principles.  It is a relatively new field in modern banking.  The first Islamic banks appeared in the late 20th century with the help and guidance of world renowned Islamic scholars and financial experts to apply Sharia-compliant banking principles