Reconciling Islamic Finance, Microcredit, and Bitcoin

  • charging interest
  • risky, speculative transactions (e.g., paying for an unbuilt house)
  • participating in businesses against Islamic law (gambling, alcohol, pork)


Alternative Investment

Can Muslims use digital currency?

Is Bitcoin actually accepted in Islamic countries?

Isn’t Bitcoin speculative and involved in un-Islamic businesses?

2018 Update: Gold-Backed Cryptocurrencies

Smart Contracts and Islamic Finance

What about Bitcoin and ISIL ?


2020 Update! I made an eBook:

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