“The Human Rights Commitment in Modern Islam”
Dr. Abou El Fadl's chapter entitled,“The Human Rights Commitment in Modern Islam,” appears in the book, "Human Rights and Responsibilities in the World Religions," edited by Joseph Runzo, Nancy M. Martin and Arvind Sharma (Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 2002).
Description of book:
Featuring original contributions from over fifteen eminent scholars, this accessible and authoritative book covers such key issues as women's rights, the role of international law, and responsibility for the environment. It also includes a 'Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the World's Religions' presented at the third Parliament of the World Religions. It is a book that will be welcome by students, scholars and all those interested in the common themes shared by religion and human rights.
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