By Professor Newlands George
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.
Read or Download Christ and Human Rights: The Transformative Engagement (Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series) PDF
Similar christian theology books
Within the Ethics of Human Rights, Esther Reed constructs a Christian theology of “right,” “rights” and “natural rights” and does so in consistent know-how of and dialog with the general public and political implications of one of these theology. Reed’s use of Genesis 9:1-17, God's covenant with Noah, allows her serious Christian engagement with factor of correct and her program of this Christian theology of rights to the modern ethical dilemmas of animal rights, the surroundings, and democracy.
This e-book establishes the required integration of theological wisdom with theological ethics. It does this as a reaction to the postmodern critique of Christianity, as exemplified in Rorty and Lyotard. They argue that any declare to understand God is inevitably tyrannical. modern responses to such postmodern pondering usually fail to handle appropriately the moral critique that's made.
This survey textual content for non secular ethics and theological ethics classes explores how moral suggestions outlined as liberationist, which at the start was once a Latin American Catholic phenomenon, is shortly happen around the world and in the usa throughout assorted racial, ethnic, and gender teams.
In God of the dwelling, famous biblical students Reinhard Feldmeier and Hermann Spieckermann offer a entire theology of the God of the Christian Bible. A amazing fulfillment, God of the residing joins jointly the superior of outdated and New testomony scholarship to craft a finished biblical theology.
- Ecumenical Perspectives on the Filioque for the 21st Century
- The Sabbath And The Trinity
- Què és el personalisme (CLÀSSICS CRIST) (Catalan Edition)
- How Do You Know You're Not Wrong?: Responding to Objections That Leave Christians Speechless
- Sin and Grace
Extra resources for Christ and Human Rights: The Transformative Engagement (Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series)
Christ and Human Rights: The Transformative Engagement (Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series) by Professor Newlands George
Categories: Christian Theology