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Digital Humanist and PhD candidate in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University
4 Feb
Are cryptocurrencies halal? My article in this month’s volume of Brill’s Journal of Islamic Law and Society explores this question in four steps. A thread. #IslamicBanking #Bitcoin #cryptocurrency #cryptocurrencies #CryptoNews
This is not financial advice. I am not getting paid enough (or rather at all) for this and I am not a Bitcoin millionaire (yet). ;-) This is just an intellectual exercise. Thank you to @GuFinProf, Felicitas Opwis, and @JonathanACBrown for their support in this project.
Now, are cryptocurrencies halal? For those of you with no time who just want to skip ahead - the answer is: It depends. If you want to know what it depends on, keep on reading!
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