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"Kuran" means "one who sets up/builds" in Turkish.. it's unrelated to the Arabic word Koran

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Submitted by YoungTurk (United States), Oct 1, 2007 at 08:47

Mr. Timur Kuran is probably a Turkish-American judging by his name.

I agree with him about the nature of "Islamic" economics. These banks charge interest but they label it as profit sharing.


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