Human Rights and Religious Values: An Uneasy Relationship? (Currents of Encounter 8)

Human Rights and Religious Values: An Uneasy Relationship? (Currents of Encounter 8)

By: Henry Jansen (volume_editor), Hendrik M. Vroom (volume_editor), Abdullahi A. An-Na'im (volume_editor), Jerald D. Gort (volume_editor)Paperback

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PART I: ETHICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES Johannes S. REINDERS: Human Rights from the Perspective of a Narrow Conception of Religious Morality Hendrik M. VROOM: Religious Ways of Life and Human Rights PART II: JURIDICAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES P.J.I.M. de WAART: International Order and Human Rights: A Matter of Good Governance Bas de GAAY FORTMAN: Human Rights, Entitlement Systems and the Problem of Cultural Receptivity Andre F. DROOGERS: Cultural Relativism and Universal Human Rights PART III: CASE STUDIES FROM RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS Victor A. van BIJLERT: Raja Rammohun Roy's Thought and its Relevance for Human Rights Corstiaan J.G. van der BURG: Fundamentalist Hindu Values and Human Rights: Two Worlds Apart? Rein FERNHOUT: Combatting the Enemy: The Use of Scripture in Ghandi and Godse Padmasiri de SILVA: Human Rights in Buddhist Perspective Masao ABE: A Buddhist View of Human Rights Jacques H. KAMSTRA: Shinkoku (Divine Country) and the Violation of Human Rights Reender KRANENBERG: Restricted Freedom in Europe: The Case of Religious Sects Arnulf CAMPS: The Pursuit of Full Humanity: An Asian Christian View of Human Rights Aad van EGMOND: Calvinist Thought and Human Rights Jerald D. GORT: The Christian Ecumenical Reception of Human Rights Abdullahi Ahmed AN-NA'IM: Toward an Islamic Hermeneutics for Human Rights Anton WESSELS: 'Ali Shari'ati and Human Rights PART IV: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS: Strategies for the Future John CLAYTON: Religions and Rights: Local Values and Universal Declarations

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  • publication date: 01/01/1995
  • ISBN13: 9789051837773
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 291
  • ID: 9789051837773
  • weight: 463
  • ISBN10: 9051837771

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