9780802829054

Does Human Rights Need God?

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  • ISBN13:

    9780802829054

  • ISBN10:

    0802829058

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-09-30
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
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Table of Contents

Series Foreword vii
John D. Carlson and Jean Bethke Elshtain
Preface ix
Contributors x
Introduction: The "Why" of Human Rights 1(24)
Elizabeth M. Bucar and Barbra Barnett
Part I: Religious Appraisals
1. Why Human Rights Needs God: A Christian Perspective
25(16)
Max L. Stackhouse
2. Human Rights and Modern Western Faith: An Orthodox Christian Assessment
41(7)
Vigen Guroian
3. God and Human Rights in a Secular Society: A Biblical-Talmudic Perspective
48(10)
David Novak
4. Islam and the Challenge of Democratic Commitment
58(46)
Khaled Abou El Fadl
5. Enduring Change: Confucianism and the Prospect of Human Rights
104(31)
Anthony C. Yu
Part II: Secular Responses
6. Natural Law and Human Rights: A Conversation
135(10)
Robert P. George
7. Religion, Religions, and Human Rights
145(11)
Louis Henkin
8. The Challenge of Religious Fundamentalism to the Liberty and Equality Rights of Women: An Analysis under the United Nations Charter
156(49)
Courtney W. Howland
Part III: Regional Experiences
9. The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict of Rights: Is God the Only Problem?
205(20)
Sari Nusseibeh
10. God, the Devil, and Human Rights: The South African Perspective
225(18)
Charles Villa-Vicencio
11. What Kind of God Does Human Rights Require?
243(26)
Martin Palouš
12. Religious Freedom: A Legacy to Reclaim
269(23)
Robert A. Seiple
Afterword 292(3)
Jean Bethke Elshtain
Endnotes 295

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