Islam Organ Donation Research Paper

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Islam is a religion of ease and not hardship. It is the religion which propels people to do good things to others and themselves. It elucidated every single issue in human beings life with wisdom. In this paragraph Islam’s view about organ donation will be clarified. Islam has propelled all human beings to take care of their bodies, use them in a right way, & not impose harm upon it. What’s more important is that people are not allowed to sell or buy human organs according to Islam’s rules. Yet, organs can be used to save other human’s life, especially those who upon death. In addition, Islam states that this donation is like using the blessings of Allah in the best way possible, since it saves many people lives. Pledging to donate…show more content…
finally, the transportation should be in a specialized medical center which is authorized by the state and no financial exchange should include between the parties (Israel Ministry of health, n.d.). Islam forbids to violate the holiness of the dead, as has been explained by the prophet: “Breaking the bones of a corpse, is similar to breaking the bones of someone who is alive” ( Hadith narrated by ibn majah). This hadith shows that the same respect accorded to someone who is alive has to be accorded to someone who is dead. The hadith also forbids mutilating the corpse as was practiced in the pre-Islamic era. However, Islam allows doing operation on a corpse in some cases but not for organ donation. All in all, it is true that Islam allows this type of donating, but it also wants people to believe in fate and fortune by Allah, plus that everything happens to a person is god’s will. Even though we believe that god grants and measures out his blessings upon us, we are required to work for our daily bread. Islam creed teaches people to find cure for their illness, and leave the last success or otherwise to god. As the holy prophet says: “Allah has given a cure for all illnesses.” (Hadith narrated by al-Bukhari) (Islamic religious Council of Singapore,
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