A Theology of Reconstruction: Nation-Building and Human Rights

A Theology of Reconstruction: Nation-Building and Human Rights

by Charles Villa-Vicencio, Villa-Vicencio Charles
     
 

The changing situation in South Africa and Eastern Europe prompts this investigation of the implications of transforming liberation theology into a theology of reconstruction and nation-building. The text explores constitutional writing, law-making, human rights, economics etc. See more details below

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The changing situation in South Africa and Eastern Europe prompts this investigation of the implications of transforming liberation theology into a theology of reconstruction and nation-building. The text explores constitutional writing, law-making, human rights, economics etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521416252
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Ideology and Religion Series, #1
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

General editors' preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Theology and nation-building19
2The weight of dead generations49
3The rule of law: searching for values76
4Human rights and theology117
5Transcending individualism and collectivism: a theological contribution154
6Theology and political economy197
7Theology and economic justice231
8The right to believe254
9An unconcluding postscript274
Bibliography285
Index296

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