Scholars Declared Mortgages to be ‘Interest’ and ‘Forbidden’, Making It Impossible For Muslims To Own Their Own Home…But They Couldn’t Prove It.

Written by © Atabek Shukurov Edited by Muhammad Iqbal   I wrote an open letter to the putative head of modern Deobandism (a Salafi offshoot in the Indian Subcontinent), Mufti Taqi Usmani, about six months ago concerning the issue of mortgages, which he as a scholar claiming to represent the Sunni Hanafi School declared to be…