One of modernity's great civilizing triumphs, human rights, still endures sustained attempts at disenfranchisement. Linda Hogan defends human rights language while simultaneously reenvisioning its future. Drawing on the constructivist strand of political philosophy, she shows that it is theoretically possible and politically necessary for theologians to keep faith with human rights. Indeed, she argues, the Christian tradition as the wellspring of many of the ethical commitments considered central to human rights must embrace its vital role in the project.
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|Size: ||2.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Georgetown University Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||2370007754373 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|