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A tiny membrane defending ‘us’ against ‘them’: Arabic Internet debate about hymenorraphy in Sunni Islamic law
  • T. Eich
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Culture, health & sexuality
  • 6 May 2010
In the Sunni Arab world, hymen repair has become a subject of considerable controversy due to a public statement of Egypt's Mufti Guma˛a in 2007. This paper analyses Guma˛a's position and the ensuingExpand
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Muslim Medical Ethics: From Theory to Practice
A timely exploration of balancing Islamic heritage with contemporary medical and health concerns,"Muslim Medical Ethics" draws on the work of historians, health-care professionals, theologians, andExpand
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Muslim Voices on Cloning
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Hymen Repair on the Arabic Internet
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Clear-cut methodology for Arabic OCR and post-correction with low technical skilled annotators
This paper describes an efficient and straightforward methodology for OCR-ing and post-correcting Arabic text material on Islamic embryology collected for the COBHUNI project. Expand
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The Social Politics of Islamic Bioethics
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Relational Aspects of Embryology in Islamic Bioethics
In this paper I argue that many pillars of embryological models based on Qur’an and Hadith took several centuries in Islamic History to develop. This relates to two aspects: a) which passages wereExpand