Islam and Roman Catholicism on Prenatal Homo sapiens: How Our Histories Can Inform Contemporary Conversations
How Our Histories Can Inform Contemporary Conversations
There has been much controversy, to say the least, about how to think about the moral status of the very early human embryo. Two major players in this debate, Islam and Catholicism, have robust histories of moral reflection about this topic which lend themselves to a dialogue involving mutually-critical correlation. This article artles that the insights from this dialogue can help us move forward in the debate in substantive ways.