Mercy killing in Islam: moral and legal issues

Dublin Core

Title

Mercy killing in Islam: moral and legal issues

Author

Haneef, Sayed Sikandar Shah

Publisher

1996

Language

English

Publication Date

19960000

Primary Classification

20.5.1

Secondary Classification

20.5.1;1.2

Primary keywords

active euthanasia--[pri];allowing to die--[pri];Islamic ethics--[pri];killing--[pri];value of life--[pri]

Secondary keywords

advance directives;brain death;compassion;culpability;family members;Koran;legal guardians;legal liability;Muslim religious scholars;persistent vegetative state;prolongation of life;physicians;schools of Islamic law;sharia;suffering;suicide;sunna;third party consent;withholding treatment

Journal Article

Arab Law Quarterly1996; 11(2):105-115

Primary Document Type

ja

Call Number

citation

Bibliography

50 fn.

Collection

Citation

“Mercy killing in Islam: moral and legal issues,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed June 25, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/33547.