Readings for Chirelstein Colloquium/Kamel Lecture on “Islamic Finance: Historical Roots and Contemporary Applications”


  1. Haider Ala Hamoudi, Muhammad’s Social Justice or Mulsim Cant: Langdellianism and the Failures of Islamic Finance, 40 Cornell Int’l L.J. 89 (2007) 

  2. Walid S. Hegazy, Contemporary Islamic Finance: From Socioeconomic Idealism to Pure Legalism, 7 Chi. J. Int’l L. 581 (2007)

  3. Thomas B. Pepinsky, Islamic Finance in Multicultural Indonesia

  4. Ibrahim Warde, The Relevance of Contemporary Islamic Finance, 2 Berkeley J. Middle E. & Islamic L. 159 (2009)


  1. Vicary Daud Abdullah & Keon Chee, Islamic Finance: Why It Makes Sense (For You) - Understanding its Principles and Practices (2014)

  2. Muhammad Ayub, Understanding Islamic Finance (2007)

  3. Hossein Askari et al., The Stability of Islamic Finance: Creating a Resilient Financial Framework for a Secure Future (2010)

  4. Contemporary Islamic Finance: Innovations, Applications, and Best Practices (Karen Hunt-Ahmed ed., 2013)

  5. Abdur Rahman I Doi, Shariah: The Islamic Law (1984)

  6. Aznan Hasan, Ph.D., Fundamentals of Shari’ah in Islamic Finance (2011)

  7. Zubair Hasan, Islamic Banking and Finance: An Integrative Approach (2014).

  8. Farhat A. Hussain, The World History of Islamic Finance (2013)

  9. Islamic Law: Theory and Practice (Robert Gleave & Eugenia Kermeli eds., 2001)       

  10. M. Hashim Kamali, Shari’ah Law: An Introduction (2008)

  11. Zuber Karim, History of Islamic Banking: Its Past, Present & Future (2015)

  12. Benedikt Koehler, Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism (2015)

  13. Hussein Kureshi & Mohsin Hayat, Contracts and Deals in Islamic Finance: A User’s Guide to Cash Flows, Balance Sheets, and Capital Structures (2015)

  14. Mohamed Akram Laldin (Prof. & Dr.), Introduction to Shariah and Islamic Jurisprudence (2006)

  15. Rodney Wilson, Legal, Regulatory and Governance Issues in Islamic Finance (2012)