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Three British Muftis understanding of organ transplantation

Ali, Muhammad Mansur 2019. Three British Muftis understanding of organ transplantation. Journal of the British Islamic Medical Association 2

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Abstract

Modern technology has given rise to a host of legal and theological questions for Muslims. One such question that engaged Muslim scholars since the 1950s was the issue of organ donation. It brought into question and conflict a number of ethical teachings such as the value of saving life as opposed to the dignity and honour that should be afforded to the dead. The article is based on a small pilot-study comprising themes from interviews with three UK muftis. The resulting conclusion of the article will form the evidence-base for further research into understanding perception of organ transplantation and authority among UK Muslim religious professionals (imams, ulama and chaplains).

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 21 August 2019
Date of Acceptance: 18 July 2019
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2019 13:34
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/125057

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