Sex Reassignment Technology: The Dilemma of Transsexuals in Islam and Christianity

  title={Sex Reassignment Technology: The Dilemma of Transsexuals in Islam and Christianity},
  author={Mohd. Shuhaimi Ishak and S. S. Haneef},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
The birth of people with confused or ambiguous sex makeup as a biological fact since the annals of history has posed the challenge of accommodating them within the binary gender of sociocultural systems. In this process, the role of religion as a defining factor in social engineering has been paramount. Major religions, such as Islam and Christianity, have addressed this issue within the frame of their God-ordained laws by devising a set of moral and legal imperatives specific to the “third… Expand
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