Dignity and human rights education

Bowie, R. (2016) Dignity and human rights education. Religion, Education and. Oxford: Peter Lang. ISBN 3034319401.

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Abstract

This book addresses the question of human rights education in a world that is witnessing a resurgence of religion in public life, and a continuation of religion across much of the globe, long after secularization theories predicted its decline. Promoting a universal vision of human rights while acknowledging religious diversity is a challenge for schools. This book starts with the basic premise that human rights are grounded in a belief in the dignity and ultimate worth of the human person. Drawing on key philosophical and theological sources for understanding dignity, it builds a vision of human rights and religious education that seeks to square the impossible circle of universal human rights education in a religiously diverse world.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human Rights, dignity, values, secular, post secular, education
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion > BL0660 History and principles of religions > BL1000 Asian. Oriental > BL1100 Hinduism > BL1108.2 Religious education
L Education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC0980 Types of education > LC1099 Multicultural education (General)
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC0251 Moral and religious education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC0251 Moral and religious education > LC0321 Religion and education. Education under church control > LC0361 Christian education. Church education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > National Institute for Christian Education Research
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Depositing User: Dr Bob Bowie
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2017 13:59
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2017 11:05
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/15487

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