Istoria religiilor

Avortul din perspectiva religiilor necreștine: hinduism, budism, islam

Although it triggers back in the old times, the practice of abortion
has nowadays reached unprecedented dimension not only in
the West, but also in other geographical, cultural and religious
areas. The present article deals with abortion as seen by Hinduism,
Buddhism, and Islam. Having the sacred texts as a guiding foundation,
Hinduism forbids abortion. Buddhism, based upon the traditional
embryology, moral precepts, and some texts of the monastic
rules, also forbids abortion. As for Islam, there is a distinction