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Modern Human Rights: Secular or Christian in Origin?

Christian Human Rights: A Debate —  The annunciation of human rights in the 1940s is now viewed by the general public and professional scholars as the uncomplicated triumph of liberal democracy. But it is equally if not more viable to regard human rights as a project of the Christian right, not the secular left. Their creation brought about a break with the revolutionary period. Here is a feisty debate on  Samuel Moyn’s book, Christian Human Rights, where no punches are pulled, featuring contributions froml Moyn, John Finnis, Tom Pink and Lorenzo Zucca.

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