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The Promotion of Human Rights and Social Justice

A Call to Liberation Theology for the Church in Nigeria


Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Umeh

Contents: The issue of social justice – Social justice and the Bible – The competence of the Church in social matters – Human dignity as the foundation of human rights – Human rights in Africa – Towards understanding of Liberation Theology – Liberation theology in the Nigerian culture – Liberation Theology vis-à-vis the human rights abuses and social injustice in Nigeria – Towards a theology of Christian commitment.