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By Professor Newlands George

ISBN-10: 0754652106

ISBN-13: 9780754652106

ISBN-10: 1138410470

ISBN-13: 9781138410473

Human rights is likely one of the most vital geopolitical concerns within the glossy international. Jesus Christ is the centre of Christianity. but there exists virtually no research of the importance of Christology for human rights. This booklet makes a speciality of the connections. exam of rights unearths tensions, ambiguities and conflicts.

This publication constructs a Christology which centres on a Christ of the weak and the margins. It explores the interface among faith, legislations, politics and violence, East and West, North and South. The heritage of using sacred texts as 'texts of terror' is tested, and theological hyperlinks to felony and political dimensions explored. standards are built for motion to make a good distinction to human rights enforcement and backbone among cultures and religions on rights.

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