The Islamic Golden Age saw the Muslim civilization flourish with significant advancements made in areas such as science and the arts. This was all underpinned by Islamic economic ideals, which didn’t allow the use of riba. Riba (interest) is strictly forbidden in Islam and has many evils. Fast forward to the present, where Muslims are no longer economic powers, and riba has corrupted modern society.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.zoya.finance/riba-what-it-is-and-how-to-avoid-it/