Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

By John Witte Jr.; M. Christian Green | Go to book overview
CONTENTS
Foreword MARTIN E. MARTYvii
Preface and Acknowledgementsxiii
Contributorsxvii
Introduction JOHN WITTE, JR. AND M. CHRISTIAN GREEN3
PART ONE Human Rights and Religious Traditions
1A Jewish Theory of Human Rights DAVID NOVAK27
2Christianity and Human Rights NICHOLAS p. WOLTERSTORFF42
3Islam and Human Rights ABDULLAHI AHMED AN-NA’IM56
4Hinduism and Human Rights WERNER MENSKI71
5Confucianism and Human Rights JOSEPHC. W. CHAN87
6Buddhism and Human Rights SALLIE B. KING103
7Indigenous Relgion and Human Rights RONALD NIEZEN119
8Relgion, Human Rights, and Public Reason: The Role and Limits of a Secular Rationale DAVID LITTLE135
PART TWO Religion and Modern Human Rights Issues
9The Phases and Functions of Freedom of Conscience STEVEN D. SMITH155

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