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By Ethna Regan

What are human rights? Can theology recognize human rights discourse? Is theological engagement with human rights justified? What position may still this discourse occupy inside of ethics?

Ethna Regan seeks to reply to those questions about human rights, Christian theology, and philosophical ethics. the most objective of this booklet is to justify and discover theological engagement with human rights. Regan illustrates how that engagement is either ecumenical and various, bringing up the rising engagement with human rights discourse via evangelical theologians in keeping with the battle on Terror. The ebook examines the place the subjects and matters of key smooth theologians—Karl Rahner, J. B. Metz, Jon Sobrino, and Ignacio Ellacuría—converge with the topics and matters of these dedicated to the development of human rights. Regan additionally significantly engages with the “disdain” for rights discourse that's present in the postliberal evaluations of John Milbank and Stanley Hauerwas.

This interdisciplinary quantity might be of curiosity to scholars and students within the fields of systematic theology, theological ethics, human rights, faith and politics, and political theory.

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