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Muslims have decided bank accounts and insurance unislamic

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Submitted by Vijay (United Kingdom), Aug 30, 2006 at 07:09

>Submitted by Ghulam Muhammed, Mumbai, Aug 26, 2006 at 03:15

>Vijay cannot hope to win his argument by merely demonizing Islam as ‘Arab tribal code'. It is for Muslims to >decide how they value their religion.

Ghulam Mohammed may note that

http://www.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=73105

as per the highest Muslim religious body in India, having bank accounts and having Life Insurance is decidedly Unislamic.

"LUCKNOW, AUGUST 29: The Darul Uloom of Deoband, the supreme body of the
majority Sunnis, has declared life insurance as illegal.

The Darul Ifta of Deoband, the body authorised to issue fatwas, issued
a fatwa saying that interest earned on bank deposits as well as
insurance of life is illegal as per the Shariat, the supreme law for
Muslims."

If GM stands by his Islamic Sharia convictions, he should ask his bank not to pay interest to him, ask different governments from whom he has bought 10-, or 20- or 30- year old Bonds and Gilts not to pay interest to him, not have Credit Crads. He should also at once withdraw his Life Insurance policies (and presumably any Insurance policies). As a good Muslim, he should not only do these things, but make sure his Muslim brothers and sisters also do likewise.

When I say Sharia is a 7th century Arab tribal code, he bristles with indignation, but if he true to Sharia convictions, he must be consistant by following Sharia as decided by the highest Sharia board.

If he continues to have bank accounts, credit cards and Insurance policies, he can have the honesty to agree with me that Sharia is 7th century Arab tribal code, unfit for the modern world. I await his reaction with interest.

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