Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction


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"The relationship between religion and human rights is both complex and inextricable. While most of the world's religions have supported violence, repression, and prejudice, each has also played a crucial role in the modern struggle for universal human rights. Most importantly, religions provide the essential sources and scales of dignity and responsibility, shame and respect, restraint and regret, restitution and reconciliation that a human rights regime needs to survive and flourish in any culture. With contributions by a ...

Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199733446

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