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Faith in Human Rights : Support in Religious Traditions for a Global Struggle - Robert Traer

Faith in Human Rights

Support in Religious Traditions for a Global Struggle

Paperback Published: 1st March 1991
ISBN: 9780878404926
Number Of Pages: 239
For Ages: 22+ years old

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In this first comprehensive study of the problem of a universal definition of human rights, Robert Traer argues that contemporary theological discourse contains an affirmation of faith that unites members of world religious traditions with secular humanists in a common struggle to establish human rights as the basis for human dignity. Scholars of religion, law, and comparative religious ethics, as well as human rights advocates will find it an invaluable guide.

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. 1
Christian Support for Human Rights
Liberal Protestantsp. 19
Roman Catholicsp. 33
Conservative Protestantsp. 49
The World Churchp. 63
A Christian Consensusp. 85
Support in Other Religious Traditions
Jewsp. 99
Muslimsp. 111
Hindus and Buddhistsp. 129
Africansp. 147
Asiansp. 157
Faith in Human Rights
The Cornerstonep. 173
The Common Goodp. 187
A Global Faithp. 207
Indexp. 229
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ISBN: 9780878404926
ISBN-10: 0878404929
Series: Faith in Human Rights
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 239
Published: 1st March 1991
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.17 x 17.02  x 1.58
Weight (kg): 0.41