Human Rights and Religion in Educational Contexts

  • Manfred L. Pirner
  • Johannes Lähnemann
  • Heiner Bielefeldt

Part of the Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Rights book series (CHREN, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction and Foundation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Manfred L. Pirner, Johannes Lähnemann, Heiner Bielefeldt
      Pages 3-9
  3. Human Rights and Religion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Examples

  4. Human Rights Education and Religious Education: Pedagogical Perspectives

  5. Human Rights Education and Religious Education: International Perspectives

About this book


What is the role of religion(s) in a human rights culture and in human rights education?

How do human rights and religion relate in the context of public education?

And what can religious education at public schools contribute to human rights education?

These are the core questions addressed by this book. Stimulating deliberations, illuminating analyses and promising conceptual perspectives are offered by renowned experts from ten countries and diverse academic disciplines.


Human rights education Religious education Religion and education Religion and human rights Philosophy of human rights

Editors and affiliations

  • Manfred L. Pirner
    • 1
  • Johannes Lähnemann
    • 2
  • Heiner Bielefeldt
    • 3
  1. 1.Religious EducationFriedrich-Alexander-Univ Erlangen-NürnbNürnbergGermany
  2. 2.Religious EducationFriedrich-Alexander-UniversityNürnbergGermany
  3. 3.Lehrstuhl für Menschenrechte und MenschenrechtspolitikFriedrich-Alexander-Universtiy Erlangen-NurembergNürnbergGermany

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