Christianity and human rights : an introduction /

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Imprint:Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Description:1 online resource.
Subject:Human rights -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Christianity -- Influence.
Human rights -- History.
Christianity -- Influence.
Human rights.
Human rights -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
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Other authors / contributors:Witte, John, Jr., 1959-
Alexander, Frank S., 1952-
ISBN:0511930402 (electronic bk.)
9780511930409 (electronic bk.)
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Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgements; List of contributors; The first word: to be human is to be free Desmond M. Tutu; Introduction John Witte, Jr; 1. The Judaic foundations of rights David Novak; 2. Ius in Roman law Charles Donahue; 3. Human rights and early Christianity David Aune; 4. Human rights in the canon law R. H. Helmholz; 5. The modern Catholic church and human rights: the impact of the second Vatican Council J. Bryan Hehir; 6. Rights and liberties in early modern Protestantism: the example of Calvinism John Witte, Jr; 7. Modern Protestant developments in human rights Nicholas P. Wolterstorff; 8. The issue of human rights in Byzantium and the Orthodox Christian tradition John A. McGuckin; 9. The human rights system T. Jeremy Gunn; 10. The image of God: rights, reason, and order Jeremy Waldron; 11. Religion and equality Kent Greenawalt; 12. Proselytism and human rights Silvio Ferrari; 13. Religious liberty, church autonomy, and the structure of freedom Richard W. Garnett; 14. Christianity and the rights of children: an integrative view Don Browning; 15. Christianity and the rights of women M. Christian Green; 16. Christianity, human rights, and a theology that touches the ground Robert A. Seiple; 17. A right to clean water John Copeland Nagle; The final word: can Christianity contribute to a global civil religion? Robert N. Bellah.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other form:Original 9780521194419 0521194415 9780521143745 0521143748