Human rightsand the related instruments and mechanismsare tools for the promotion of justice and the protection of the dignity of all human beings, each of whom bears the image of God. Human rights is an important part of a holistic ministry.
This volume is a collection of essays and articles by members of the Lutheran family. Their experiences and concerns illustrate the ways in which they are working for human rights in their different contexts, and how they relate this work to their faith principles. Their writings offer inspiration and examples to others who may feel called to a human rights ministry.