Friday, December 4, 2009

Public and private

I’ve been following a recent thread on the excellent Pickled Politics which discusses Sharia Finance. “Persephone”, the poster, quite rightly flags up the theoretical advantages of a system that seeks to minimise usury; that could, in principal, become a kind of financial “Fairtrade”.

I don’t want to get in to the pros and cons of Sharia Finance, which are discussed at length in the original post. What interests me is how faith can cross the boundary between private and public...

Continued at UKSpirituality

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