Islam, fatalism, and medical intervention: lessons from Egypt on the cultivation of forbearance(sabr) and reliance on God(tawakkul)

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Title

Islam, fatalism, and medical intervention: lessons from Egypt on the cultivation of forbearance(sabr) and reliance on God(tawakkul)

Author

Hamdy, Sherine F.

Publisher

2009/01/00

Language

English

Publication Date

20090100

Primary Classification

19.3

Secondary Classification

19.3;1.2

Primary keywords

attitudes--[pri];choice behavior--[pri];Islamic ethics--[pri];kidneys--[pri];Muslims--[pri];organ transplantation--[pri];patients--[pri];religion--[pri];renal dialysis--[pri];self concept--[pri];spirituality--[pri];suffering--[pri]

Secondary keywords

biomedical technologies;case studies;colonialism;family members;halal;haram;historical aspects;indigents;Islamic rituals;kidney diseases;living donors;organ donation;pain;psychology;risks and benefits;science;terminally ill;treatment refusal;virtues

Subject

Egypt--[pri]

Journal Article

Anthropological Quarterly2009 Winter; 82(1):173-196

Link for Internet access

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citation

Subject Captions

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Bibliography

40 refs. 29 fn.

ISSN

15341518 (electronic);00035491 (print)

Collection

Citation

“Islam, fatalism, and medical intervention: lessons from Egypt on the cultivation of forbearance(sabr) and reliance on God(tawakkul),” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed June 25, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/35093.