Religious Attitudes to Death: What Every Pathologist Needs to Know

  • J. E. Rutty


Religion is a system of beliefs regarding the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially in beliefs and/or worshipping of God or gods [1]. Globally, religion is important for the majority of people. More significantly for histopathologists, death is universal and it seems that death maintains the lead in religious traditions as it is extremely rare for funerals not to be accompanied by religious rites.


Organ Donation Health Staff Religious Attitude Religious Objection Islamic Faith 
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