Human Rights and Responsibilities in the World Religions

Pages: 400
Subject: Religion
Series: Library of Global Ethics & Religion
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: Illustrations, ports.

Human Rights and Responsibilities in the World Religions

Arvind Sharma, Joseph Runzo, Nancy M. Martin

This volume outlines the approaches to human rights and responsibilities within the different world religions. Featuring contributions from over 15 scholars, the book covers such key issues as women's rights, the role of international law, and responsibility for the environment.
Paperback
9781851683093 (8 Aug 2003)
RRP £30.00 / US$40.00

The Book

This volume outlines the approaches to human rights and responsibilities within the different world religions. Featuring contributions from over 15 scholars, the book covers such key issues as women's rights, the role of international law, and responsibility for the environment. It also includes a "Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the World's Religions", presented at the third Parliament of the World Religions.

Additional Information

Subject Religion
Series Library of Global Ethics & Religion
Pages 400
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations Illustrations, ports.

 

Reviews

"an important contribution in many fields."

- Studies in Religion

"a stimulus to debate about how to reach a universal view of human rights and responsibilites."

- Epworth Review

"Ward's insights and hopes offer a stimulating antidote to the bad press that religion widely (and, sadly, too often deservedly) suffers from at present."

- Epworth Review

"This is a brilliant collection on a very important theme. Buy now!"

- Expository Times

"an important contribution to an unavoidable debate"

- British Journal of Religious Education

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