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

Publication Info. Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, 2003.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  297.56 I82I    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 248 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Studies in comparative religion
Studies in comparative religion (Columbia, S.C.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-238) and index.
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 : abortion of the disadvantaged fetus in contemporary fatwas / Vardit Rispler-Chaim -- Between functionalism and morality : the juristic debates on the conduct of war / Khaled Abou El Fadl -- Saving and taking life in war : three modern Muslim views / 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 : shifting borders of life? / Birgit Krawietz -- The past in the future of Islamic ethics / A. Kevin Reinhart.
Subject Life in the Qurʼan.
Life -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
War -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Euthanasia -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Life and death, Power over -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Abortion, Induced -- ethics.
Euthanasia -- ethics.
Warfare -- ethics.
Attitude to Death.
Value of Life.
Added Author Brockopp, Jonathan E., 1962-
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