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A Dickensian Era of Religious Rights: Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox Contributions

Witte, John
June 4, 2015

Source: (-0001) In Emmanuel Clapsis, ed., Violence and Christian Spirituality An Ecumenical Conversation. Geneva, Switzerland: World Council of Churches. Pp. 171-211.

“…Both these theses – about the place of religion in human rights and about the place of human rights in religion – are highly controversial. I shall try to parse these controversies and press these theses a bit more concretely. I will wrestle with a few of the difficult theological and legal conundrums that are raised by a closer symbiosis between religion and human rights.” (Abstract)


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