Human Rights and the European Churches

The draft version of a Human Rights Manual for European Churches is available for download at http://press.ceceurope.org/fileadmin/filer/csc/Human_Rights/HumanRightsManualWorkinProgress.pdf

This is likely to become all the more important as the discussion about Human Rights in Europe is put under the spotlight by Islamic communities as well as the more traditional Christian communities of Europe. The fundamental question is how universal are universal human rights? If they’re not, how are the churches to respond to challenges that confront the consensus of the last fifty years or so? Tricky questions and of immense important in the ongoing debate about Christianity and its relationship to public life.

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