Essay about Euthanasia
October 27, 2013
Throughout the world there are many contemporary ethical issues pertaining different religions throughout the globe. These issues have been around for many years and are still quite debated in today’s society. One of the most controversial issues is wither euthanasia is right or wrong. Euthanasia is an ongoing topic in religions throughout the world and each carries their own personal beliefs on the topic. In order to understand how the different Abrahamic religious beliefs vary on this controversial topic it is important to understand euthanasia; and understand with all the developments in medical technologies, the true meaning of death has changed drastically over the …show more content…
2. Human personality and dignity are of greater value than life itself.
3. Jesus statement in the Sermon on the Mount, “Blessed are the merciful,” is just as important as “Thou shalt not kill.”
Protestantism views differ within their religion, some believe in the tradition Christian way and other believe in that euthanasia may be the more human way of letting a person pass. Lastly along with Judaism and Christianity there is the Islamic views on this contemporary issue. In the Islamic religion they believe that Allah is the creator as well as the determiner of life and death. Young exclaims, “The clear