Islamic ethics of life: abortion, war, and euthanasia

Dublin Core

Title

Islamic ethics of life: abortion, war, and euthanasia

Author

Brockopp, Jonathan E.,editor

Publisher

Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2003.

Place of Publication

United States of America: Columbia, SC

No. of Pages

248 p.

Language

English

Publication Date

20030000

Primary Classification

2.1

Secondary Classification

2.1;1.2;12.3;20.2.1;20.5.1;21.2

Primary keywords

abortion--[pri];allowing to die--[pri];bioethical issues--[pri];euthanasia--[pri];Islamic ethics--[pri];value of life--[pri];war--[pri]

Secondary keywords

attitudes to death;brain death;determination of death;Koran;suicide

Primary Document Type

b

Table Of Contents

Taking life and saving life : the Islamic context / Jonathan E. Brockopp -- The problem of abortion in classical Sunni fiqh / Marion Holmes Katz -- Contemporary Muslim ethics of abortion / Donna Lee Bowen -- The right not to be born / Vardit Rispler-Chaim -- Between functionalism and morality / Khaled Abou El Fadl -- Saving and taking life in war / Sohail H. Hashmi -- Discourses on Jihad in the postmodern era / Richard C. Martin -- The good death in Islamic theology and Law / Jonathan E. Brockopp -- Brain death and Islamic traditions / Birgit Krawietz -- Islamic ethics of life : future challenges / A. Kevin Reinhart

Call Number

BP134 .L54 I85 2003

Series

Studies in comparative religion

Bibliography

Refs., p. 225-238

ISBN

1570034710

Collection

Citation

“Islamic ethics of life: abortion, war, and euthanasia,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed June 17, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/33836.