Human rights: A theological perspective

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The author has sought to show that interrelating theological anthropology and human rights may make a psoitive contribution to a global human rights culture. Theological enthropology gratefukll acknowledges that. wherever human life is valued and protected, divine providence is at work. Attention to human tights also gives a thrust of relevance and praxis to theological anthropology.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpeaking Differently
Subtitle of host publicationEssays in Theological Anthropology
EditorsPhillip Tolliday, Heather Thomson
Place of PublicationCanberra, ACT
PublisherBarton Books
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781921577154
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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Lorenzen, T. (2013). Human rights: A theological perspective. In P. Tolliday, & H. Thomson (Eds.), Speaking Differently: Essays in Theological Anthropology (pp. 61-77). Barton Books.