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
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521416256

ISBN-13: 9780521416252

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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.

Overview

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)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Theology and nation-building 2. The wieght of dead generations 3. The rule of law: searching for values 4. Human rights and theology 5. Transcending individualism and collectivism 6. Theology and political economy 7. Theology and economic justice 8. The right to believe Conclusion Bibliography Index

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