Search for dissertations about: "Commission of the Churches on International Affairs"
Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Commission of the Churches on International Affairs.
1. Shrines and Souls: The Reinvention of Religious Liberty and the Genesis of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsUniversity dissertation from Bokbox förlag
Abstract : Shrines and Souls provides a multi-layered contextualization of the article on religious liberty in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 18), which was propounded by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948. It shows how the framers of the Declaration decided to break with some of the conventional ways of framing religious liberty in international law, by foregrounding the inner freedom of thought and conscience instead of the free exercise of religion, by directly recognizing the right to change religion or belief, and by restricting the human rights framework to the rights of individuals. READ MORE