Does God Believe in Human Rights?: Essays on Religion and Human Rights

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Where can religions find sources of legitimacy for human rights? How do, and how should, religious leaders and communities respond to human rights as defined in modern International Law? When religious precepts contradict human rights standards - for example in relation to freedom of expression or in relation to punishments - which should trump the other, and why? Can human rights and religious teachings be interpreted in a manner which brings reconciliation closer? Do the modern concept and system of human rights undermine ...

Does God Believe in Human Rights?: Essays on Religion and Human Rights 2007, Brill - Nijhoff, Leiden, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789004152540

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