Religious Studies: medical ethics and human relations

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James Baring 614 Chapter revision: 1,2 10/05/13
Quraan Quotes
Topic 1
Islam: Religeon and human relationships 1
Surah 33:59
O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of
the believers to bring down over themselves [part] of their outer
garments. That is more suitable that they will be known and not
be abused. And ever is Allah Forgiving and Merciful.
Surah 24:2
The [unmarried] woman or [unmarried] man found guilty of
sexual intercourse - lash each one of them with a hundred lashes,
and do not be taken by pity for them in the religion of Allah , if
you should believe in Allah and the Last Day. And let a group of
the believers witness their punishment.
Surah 26:165-166
Do you approach males among the worlds. And leave what your
Lord has created for you as mates? But you are a people
transgressing.
Surah 25:54
And it is He who has created from water a human being and
made him [a relative by] lineage and marriage. And ever is your
Lord competent [concerning creation].
Surah 30:20-21
And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates
that you may find tranquillity in them; and He placed between
you affection and mercy. Indeed in that are signs for a people
who give thought.
ACCORDING TO MUSLIM TEACHINGS "men and woman are
created equal and Allah will judge them according to the way in
which they have lived."
ISLAM TEACHES THAT "men should value woman and respect
them as people and not for their bodies so many Muslims keep

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thesleves covered in public"
At the time of Muhammed woman, particularly widows, were
often treated badly. He changed this so that woman have the
right to own property, study, divorce, inherit wealth (although
only half of what a relative can inherit), run a business and take
par in politics and are not responsible for their male relatives.
Arranged marriage is allowed in islam (halal) forced marriage is
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O mankind, fear your Lord, who created you from one soul and
created from it its mate and dispersed from both of them many
men and women. And fear Allah , through whom you ask one
another, and the wombs. Indeed Allah is ever, over you, an
Observer.
Muslim couples are not often allowed to go out togather and only
allowed to meet when members of their family are present. The
couple must voluntarily agree to the marriage.…read more

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CONTRACEPTION
"according to islam, Allah created the world and everything that
it contains" so all life is a special gift. So regardless of
circumstance or perception, the birth of a child does not happen
by mistake.…read more

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James Baring 614 Chapter revision: 1,2 10/05/13
Topic 2:
Mdeical Ethics 1
Surah 17:31
And do not kill your children for fear of poverty. We provide for
them and for you. Indeed, their killing is ever a great sin.…read more

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this world - We will give him thereof; and whoever desires the
reward of the Hereafter - We will give him thereof. And we will
reward the grateful.
MUSLIM ATTITUDES TOWARDS ABORTION
Allah created all things including life and he also has the power
to choose when people will live or die. And it will be against the
will of Allah to interfere with that.…read more

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Surah 25:54
And it is He who has created from water a human being and
made him [a relative by] lineage and marriage. And ever is your
Lord competent [concerning creation].
Surah 6:38
And there is no creature on [or within] the earth or bird that flies
with its wings except [that they are] communities like you. We
have not neglected in the Register a thing. Then unto their Lord
they will be gathered.…read more

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Loss of kinship as the clone does not have an identifiable
mother or father.
Harmful to society/nature ­ may have great consequences
if this ability were to create superior beings.
May cause disruption in nature, due to possibilities of
overpopulation and famine.
Unnatural ­ a way of reproduction that is contrary to what
Allah has given.
ARGUMENTS IN FAVOUR OF HUMAN CLONING
Clonging is a form of creation that is created from
materials we have.…read more

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