Universal Declaration of Human Rights discussed online

The Anglican Examiner has begun an on-line discussion and exploration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. According to their web-site, “Anglicans and other Christians from around the world, both learned and grass roots, are invited to offer their insights and perspectives on a document that mentions neither God nor Jesus Christ but has attracted the allegiance of the world’s Christians for three generations.”

Despite the Lambeth Conference’s repeated endorsement of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, beginning in 1948 and reiterated and refined right through the 1998 conference, the Anglican Communion has yet to develop a meaningful human rights program or successfully stimulate dialogue about the ways in which respecting human rights principles manifests Our Lord’s commandment that we love one another.

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