Can God inflict unrequited pain on his creatures? Muslim perspectives on health and suffering

Dublin Core

Title

Can God inflict unrequited pain on his creatures? Muslim perspectives on health and suffering

Author

Sachedina, Abdulaziz

Publisher

1999/00/00

Publication Date

19990000

Primary Classification

4.2

Secondary Classification

4.2; 1.2; 4.4

Primary keywords

health--[pri];Islamic ethics--[pri];quality of life--[pri];suffering--[pri];theology--[pri];value of life--[pri]

Secondary keywords

active euthanasia;allowing to die;attitudes to death;autonomy;beneficence;disease;historical aspects;justice;Koran;pain;persistent vegetative state;physician patient relationship;physician's role;pre-modern Muslim religious scholars;prolongation of life;resource allocation;sunna;terminally ill;withholding treatment

Journal Article

In: Hinnells, Johh R.; Porter, Roy eds. Religion, Health, and Suffering London/New York: Kegan Paul International, 1999: 65-84

Call Number

BL65 .M4 R463 1999

Bibliography

30 fn.

ISBN

710306113

Collection

Citation

“Can God inflict unrequited pain on his creatures? Muslim perspectives on health and suffering,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed June 17, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/34850.