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Islamic ethics of life : abortion, war, and euthanasia / edited by Jonathan E. Brockopp ; with a foreword by Gene Outka.

Publication:
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, c2003.
Series:
Studies in comparative religion (Columbia, S.C.)
Studies in comparative religion
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 248 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Life in the Koran.
Life -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
War -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Euthanasia -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Life and death, Power over -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
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
The past in the future of Islamic ethics / A. Kevin Reinhart.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-238) and index.
Contributor:
Brockopp, Jonathan E., 1962-
ISBN:
1570034710 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
50645537
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