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Freeing God's Children: The Unlikely Alliance for Global Human Rights
     

Freeing God's Children: The Unlikely Alliance for Global Human Rights

by Allen D. Hertzke
 

ISBN-10: 0742508048

ISBN-13: 9780742508040

Pub. Date: 10/15/2004

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Hertze (political science and religious studies, U. of Oklahoma) writes about the nexus of global religion, human rights, and American politics. The human rights movement, he says, began as an effort to protect persecuted Christians around the world, but now activists ranging from Jews to Catholics, feminists to Pentecostals, and African American leaders to Tibetan

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Hertze (political science and religious studies, U. of Oklahoma) writes about the nexus of global religion, human rights, and American politics. The human rights movement, he says, began as an effort to protect persecuted Christians around the world, but now activists ranging from Jews to Catholics, feminists to Pentecostals, and African American leaders to Tibetan Buddhists are promoting freedom for oppressed people. Some of the material has appeared elsewhere. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742508040
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/15/2004
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
1Herod's Challenge1
2Their Blood Cries Out41
3The Barriers of Babel73
4Prepare Ye the Way107
5He Sent a Jew145
6The Hand of Providence in Congress183
7Gentle as Doves, Wise as Serpents in the Sudan Battle237
8Go Forth301
Notes349
Appendix401
Index409
About the Author421

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