22.02.2011 - Korea: Uproar over issuance of Islamic bonds
From Joongang Daily: Shylock, the infamous protagonist in William Shakespeare’s tragic play “The Merchant of Venice,” is a loan shark whose wealth comes from charging interest on borrowed money, a practice that is supposed to represent greed and evilness. Christianity denounced usury as a violation of morality, based on the maxim “pecunia pecuniam parere non potest” - money cannot beget money - enunciated by theologian Thomas Aquinas. .............................................Full Article: Source
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