Search for dissertations about: "O. Frederick Nolde"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words O. Frederick Nolde.

  1. 1. Shrines and Souls: The Reinvention of Religious Liberty and the Genesis of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    University dissertation from Bokbox förlag

    Author : Linde Lindkvist; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Human rights; history of human rights; religious liberty; the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; UDHR; Charles Malik; O. Frederick Nolde; Commission of the Churches on International Affairs; Partition Plan for Palestine; history of political thought; Quentin Skinner; Hannah Arendt.;

    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