Match!

The Ethics of Genetic Engineering: An Islamic Viewpoint

Published on Nov 11, 2014in Journal of the Islamic Medical Association of North America
路 DOI :10.5915/22-3-14246
Hassan Hathout1
Estimated H-index: 1
Abstract
  • References (0)
  • Citations (2)
馃摉 Papers frequently viewed together
2009
20 Citations
2008
1 Author (Tariq Ramadan)
2 Citations
78% of Scinapse members use related papers. After signing in, all features are FREE.
References0
Newest
Cited By2
Newest
Any legal regulation has to take into account fundamental interests and concerns, whether of private or public nature. This applies in particular to the politically and socially sensitive question of regulating plant biotechnology. With the advent of new breeding techniques, such as genome editing, new challenges are arising for legislators around the world. However, in coping with them not only the technical particularities of the new breeding techniques must be taken into account, but also the...
4 CitationsSource
: Muslims share with others both the interest in and the concern about genetic engineering. Naturally their reactions and views stem from general Islamic dogma and from Islamic medical ethics, but they are not unaware of Western scientific data. Particularly relevant is the Islamic religious prohibition against "changing what Allah has created." Muslim muftis try to offer practical solutions for individuals. Islamic law is concerned about maintaining pure lineage. Consanguineous matings are very...
60 CitationsSource