Reflecting on Human Rights in Global Health Contexts
This article recognizes that Human rights and biblical perspectives are a well-researched and reflected issue and after highlighting some current articles and biblical perspectives on Human rights, the author considers the various questions that challenges a practioner, in his or her work engagement. The article ends recognizing the need to move from the knowledge of "theology of rights" to "reflective practice" of rights.
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