Dignity and human rights education
Bowie, B. 2016. Dignity and human rights education. Oxford Peter Lang.
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.
|Keywords||Human Rights, dignity, values, secular, post secular, education|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||01 Feb 2017|
|Place of publication||Oxford|
|Series||Religion, Education and|
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