Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and unwillingness to donate organs post-mortem

@article{Tarabeih2020ChristianityIJ,
  title={Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and unwillingness to donate organs post-mortem},
  author={Mahdi Tarabeih and Riad Abu-Rakia and Ya’arit Bokek-Cohen and Pazit Azuri},
  journal={Death Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={46},
  pages={391 - 398}
}
Abstract Willingness to donate organs is contingent upon knowledge about and attitude toward organ donation. In order to explore differences between members of the three monotheistic religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, a nation-wide survey was conducted in Israel. Members of all three religions expressed a very low willingness to donate organs postmortem. They had similar levels of knowledge regarding organ donation and similar negative attitudes toward organ donation. The public feels… 

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