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Christ and Human Rights: The Transformative Engagement

Religion


by
George Newlands

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 228 pages

File size: 16.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This book constructs a Christology which centers on a Christ of the vulnerable and the margins. It explores the interface between religion, law, politics and violence, East and West, North and South. The history of the use of sacred texts as ‘texts of terror’ is examined, and theological links to legal and political dimensions explored. Criteria are developed for action to make an effective difference to human rights enforcement and resolution between cultures and religions on rights.