Part One: The Archeology of Rights Two Conceptions of Justice A Contest of Narratives Justice in the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible On De-Justicizing the New Testament Justice in the New Testament Gospels Part Two: Fusion of Narrative with Theory: The Goods to Which We Have Rights Locating That to Which We Have Rights Why Eudaimonism Will Not Work as a Framework for a Theory of Rights Augustine's Break with Eudaemonism The Incursion of the Moral Vision of Scripture into Late Antiquity Characterizing the Life-Goods Constitutive of Flourishing Part Three: Theory: Having a Right to a Good Accounting for Rights Rights Not Grounded in Duties The Nature and Grounding of Natural Human Rights Is a Secular Grounding of Human Rights Possible? A Theological Grounding of Human Rights Beyond the Rights of Persons and Human Beings Epilogue Concluding Reflections.
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BR115.J8 W65 2008
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