Human Rights and Religious Values: An Uneasy Relationship?

Human Rights and Religious Values: An Uneasy Relationship?

by Brill
     
 

ISBN-10: 9051837771

ISBN-13: 9789051837773

Pub. Date: 01/01/1995

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789051837773
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Series:
Currents of Encounter Series, #8
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
291
Product dimensions:
0.59(w) x 0.87(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: ETHICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES
Johannes S. REINDERS: Human Rights from the Perspective of a Narrow Conception of Religious Morality
Hendrik M. VROOM: Religious Ways of Life and Human Rights

PART II: JURIDICAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES
P.J.I.M. de WAART: International Order and Human Rights: A Matter of Good Governance
Bas de GAAY FORTMAN: Human Rights, Entitlement Systems and the Problem of Cultural Receptivity
André F. DROOGERS: Cultural Relativism and Universal Human Rights

PART III: CASE STUDIES FROM RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS
Victor A. van BIJLERT: Raja Rammohun Roy's Thought and its Relevance for Human Rights
Corstiaan J.G. van der BURG: Fundamentalist Hindu Values and Human Rights: Two Worlds Apart?
Rein FERNHOUT: Combatting the Enemy: The Use of Scripture in Ghandi and Godse
Padmasiri de SILVA: Human Rights in Buddhist Perspective
Masao ABE: A Buddhist View of Human Rights
Jacques H. KAMSTRA: Shinkoku (Divine Country) and the Violation of Human Rights
Reender KRANENBERG: Restricted Freedom in Europe: The Case of Religious Sects
Arnulf CAMPS: The Pursuit of Full Humanity: An Asian Christian View of Human Rights
Aad van EGMOND: Calvinist Thought and Human Rights
Jerald D. GORT: The Christian Ecumenical Reception of Human Rights
Abdullahi Ahmed AN-NA'IM: Toward an Islamic Hermeneutics for Human Rights
Anton WESSELS: 'Ali Shari'ati and Human Rights

PART IV: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS: Strategies for the Future
John CLAYTON: Religions and Rights: Local Values and Universal Declarations

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