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Umar Moghul

Umar F. Moghul is a corporate and finance lawyer, whose practice has involved Islamic business transactions for nearly 20 years. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Connecticut School of Law where he teaches courses in Islamic law and Islamic finance, fields in which he is widely published, and Michigan State Law School where he teaches Halal food law. He is a Trustee of Hartford Seminary. He is passionate about questions of Islamic ethics, business, impact, and Islamic ethics, business, impact, and sustainability.


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Islamic finance is no more than a representation of the Muslim condition, in its positives and negatives. Its most significant challenge is a spiritual and ethical one. Islamic spirituality, in its norms as well as its practices, establishes a methodological framework and impetus to establish…

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I am often asked ‘What is Islamic finance? ‘Is it. . .Islamic?’. I nearly always hesitate. 

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What exactly is Islamic finance and what are its goals? Umar Moghul joins us to discuss how reimagining Islamic finance through a spiritual lens can elevate it to be an instrument for the betterment of society. 

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Is relying on donations sustainable? Was it, in fact, ever? After hearing that charity just isn’t enough repeated by more than a few, we wondered how can something so elemental to our faith, namely zakah, and more broadly, sadaqah, and as important in our social and religious history as awqaf, be…

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