publication . Article . 2017

Evaluating the Goal of Maximizing Profits in the Conventional Financial System from the Perspective of the Quran

Mohammad Mehdi Askari; Majid Karimi Rizi; Ali Mostafavi Sani;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Oct 2017 Journal: تحقیقات مالی اسلامی (پیوسته), volume 7, issue 1, pages 33-56 (issn: 2251-8290, eissn: 2588-6584, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Imam Sadiq University
Economic liberalism is the most important intellectual and philosophical principle in capitalism, a fact which leads to unlimited freedom in regard to capital and consequently an absolute profit-making. This study aims to survey the maximum profit-making in capitalist financial systems, and through a descriptive- analytical method and Quranic interpretation, it has extracted Quranic verses about money and wealth to explain the issue on the basis of topic-based interpretation of financial economics. The results show that the Holy Quran has imposed limitations on all aspects of obtaining, distributing and consuming wealth, and money must be earned by observing div...
free text keywords: profit, quran, capitalism, conventional financial system, lcsh:Islamic law, lcsh:KBP1-4860, lcsh:Finance, lcsh:HG1-9999
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