2. Research Methodology2.1 The Purpose of the Study
The purpose of this study is to show the reasons, which have been the backbone of therecent success of Islamic Banking over conventional banking operations. For this purpose, Islamic Banking Industry growth in different parts of the world had to beanalyzed and so explorative study was a better option as the analysis had to be done onthe data already available on the Internet and the books written on Islamic Banking.
2.2 Data Collection
For the purpose of Data Collection, the following secondary sources have been used;
2.2.3 Articles on Islamic Banking
For the purpose of analysis of the undertaken study, articles written by differentrenowned scholars have been analyzed. These include Muslim as well as Non-Muslimscholars. Most of the articles have been gathered through the Internet and some of themhave been gathered for the Central Library of International Islamic University,Islamabad.
2.2.4 Books on Islamic Banking
Various books have been studied in order to complete the analysis. Books from local aswell as foreign authors have been analyzed. The books were obtained from CentralLibrary of the International Islamic University Islamabad and the Library of NUSTInstitute of Management Sciences. Some of the books were also accessed through theInternet.
2.2.4 Research papers on Islamic Banking
In order to complement the findings of the study, help was also taken from the research papers written by different learned scholars. These papers were gathered mainly from theInternet as well as from the Central Library of the International Islamic University,Islamabad.2