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Thursday, August 6, 2009

Human Rights from a Religious Perspective

If any of you out there are interested in pursuing this topic, you may find this list of some use as a point of departure.  (Not that I'm trying to "explain" anything to Rick G. or anyone else, mind you!)

Dan Cohn-Sherbok, ed., World Religions and Human Liberation (Orbis, 1992)

Carrie Gustafson & Peter Juviler, eds., Religion and Human Rights:  Competing Claims? (Sharpe, 1999)

Louis Henkin et al., Discussion:  Religion and Human Rights, Journal of Religious Ethics 26:2 (Fall 1998) 227-68

David Hollenbach, Claims in Conflict:  Retrieving and Renewing the Catholic Human Rights Tradition (Paulist, 1979)

David Hollenbach, Justice, Peace, & Human Rights:  American Catholic Social Ethics in a Pluralistic Context (Crossroad, 1988)

David Hollenbach, The Global Face of Public Faith:  Politics, Human Rights, and Christian Ethics (Georgetown, 2003)

John Kelsay & Sumner B. Twiss, eds., Religion and Human Rights (Project on Religion and Human Rights, 1994)

Hans Kung & Jurgen Moltmann, eds., The Ethics of World Religions and Human Rights, Concilium 1990/2

George Newlands, Christ and Human Rights (Ashgate, 2006)

Leroy S. Rouner, ed., Human Rights and the World’s Religions (Notre Dame, 1988)

Roger Ruston, Human Rights and the Image of God (SCM, 2004)

Max L. Stackhouse, Creeds, Society, and Human Rights:  A Study in Three Cultures (Eerdmans, 1984)

Arlene Swidler, ed., Human Rights in Religious Traditions (Pilgrim, 1982)

Robert Traer, Faith in Human Rights:  Support in Religious Traditions for a Global Struggle (Georgetown, 1991)


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