Muslim Scholars and Islamic official Institutions consider human cloning as opposing religious doctrine, and forbidden.
Their ideas are based upon some theological and juridical arguments, including: posing a challenge to the creative power of God, breaking the tradition of marriage, breaking the tradition of diversity in creatures or species, making changes in divine creatures, game with creatures and so on. They also refer to some verses of holy Quran, and take consequences against the permission of human cloning. The author is going to say that the above mentioned arguments are not coincided with the traditional method of Islamic juridical reasoning (Al-Ijtihad) The author offers some general solutions for formulating Islamic doctrines in the field of human cloning.
Title: Human Cloning from the Viewpoint of Fiqh and Ethics
Authors: Sayyed Mostafa Mohaqiq Damad
Published in: Iranian Journal of Medical Law | 2012 | Vol 1 | Issue 1
Length: 7 pages
Pub. Date: 2012