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ARBUTHNOT, Andrew Robert Coghill (1926 - 2010), Missioner, London Healing Mission, 1983–95; Director, Sun Alliance and London Insurance Ltd, 1970–91

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; Insurance; History of Religion; Religion; Christianity. 128 words.

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COULTON, Nicholas Guy (<i>born</i> 1940), Residentiary Canon and Sub-Dean, Christ Church, Oxford, 2003–08, Canon Emeritus, since 2012

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; Economic History; Economics; Insurance. 259 words.

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Diaspora, Jewish

Overview page. Subjects: Economic History — Christianity.

The Dispersion (διασπορά) of the Jews began with the Assyrian and Babylonian deportations (c.721 and c.597 bc). It eventually spread throughout the Roman Empire, and by NT times there were...

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drachma

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Biblical Studies.

(Dr) Formerly, the standard monetary unit of Greece, divided into 100 lepta. It was subsumed into the euro for all purposes except cash transactions in 2001 and abolished in 2002.

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Edward Copleston

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Christianity.

(1776–1849),

Bp. of Llandaff. A fine classical scholar, he was elected a Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, in 1795 and Provost of the college in 1814. In 1826 he became ...

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ELLIOTT, Dr Charles Middleton (<i>born</i> 1939), Fellow, Dean and Chaplain of Trinity Hall, 1990–2001, Affiliated Lecturer in Theology, 1991–2001, in Social and Political Sciences, 1993–2001, University of Cambridge

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; General Economics and Teaching; History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Religious Studies; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 308 words.

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Green, Stephen Keith (<i>born</i> 1948)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Economic History; Economics; Insurance. 167 words.

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haraam

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — Financial Institutions and Services.

Forbidden by Islamic law. In financial contexts, this applies chiefly to lending or borrowing money at interest. Various schemes enable Muslims to take out loans, notably mortgages, without...

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Henry Drummond

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Economics.

(1786–1860),

politician and Irvingite leader. After some years in business he entered Parliament in 1810, and although ostensibly a Tory, voted throughout his life independently on...

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ijarah

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Islam.

Economic term for leasing, typically offered through Islamic banks with long-term credit facilities for capital equipment purchases. May involve purchase or an installment sale, where a...

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