By DARIUSCH ATIGHETCHI

This ebook offers a severe research of the talk on the non secular, felony and political point sparked off through the advent of recent biomedical applied sciences (cloning, genetics, organ transplants, IVF, etc.) in Muslim nations. It compares the positions of "classic" Muslim legislations and modern non secular gurus; legislation in Muslim international locations; the attitudes and urban behaviour of populations, households and contributors, in addition to the rules of scientific institutions, bioethics committees etc..

The result's a mosaic of positions that are usually diversified (including from the perspective of ethics) yet all in pursuit of legitimisation in keeping with the Koran and the Shari’a.

The paintings has an interdisciplinary process, drawing on legislation, sociology, anthropology, politics and the historical past of technological know-how. therefore it will likely be of curiosity to students and operators in a large choice of disciplines and fields.

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5 billion Muslims in the world), cultures, geographical areas etc. that differ greatly from one another and this has been possible precisely thanks to the great capacity of adaptation to very different cultures and mentalities but without contaminating the principles of the faith. The instable balance that derives from the first centripetal (the constant reference to the Sacred Sources) and centrifugal force (adaptation to different contexts and innovations which is also due to the absence of a central authority and magistery) explains the oscillation between unity and variety that concerns all the manifestations of Islam as a whole.

1993, 885–894. , 888–889. , 889–890. , 890. , Doctors in Egypt deal with Patients in their own Way, British Medical Journal, 8 January 2000, 320, 118 (Letter). , Obtaining Informed Consent in an Egyptian Research Study, Nursing Ethics, 2004, 11 (4), 394–399. This generally refers to problems of managing property or marriage, financial or legal problems, etc. , 396. FEATURES OF ISLAMIC BIOETHICS 25 To overcome such difficulties, the Ethical Guidelines in Human Research in the Islamic World28 were drawn up by the University of Al-Azhar (Cairo, Egypt) in 1991, which took as the starting point international documents on the protection of the individual and anchoring them to the values of Islamic medical ethics.

396. FEATURES OF ISLAMIC BIOETHICS 25 To overcome such difficulties, the Ethical Guidelines in Human Research in the Islamic World28 were drawn up by the University of Al-Azhar (Cairo, Egypt) in 1991, which took as the starting point international documents on the protection of the individual and anchoring them to the values of Islamic medical ethics. An Ethics Committee for Research in Human Reproduction was also established; this was presented as the first committee of its kind in the Islamic world.

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