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Year of Jubilee – not a special tax on non-Muslims

Analysis and interpretation of 9:36-37 The Traditionalist is ever straining to gain seeming legitimacy for his non-Qur’anic material; one of the ways he achieves this is by asserting explanations for


Usury: a crime in this life and the next

Usury is evil according the Qur’an In the Middle Ages, usury in Europe was not only a crime, it was unnatural; and Dante placed usurers in the same circle of Hell as the inhabitants of Sodom and