Spirituality and law: reflections on the universality of humanitarian concern

Cullen, Anthony ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6594-8941 (2017) Spirituality and law: reflections on the universality of humanitarian concern. In: Science and Spirituality in Literature. Pushpalatha, S., Sathya, V.L., Sharmila, A. and Venmathi, C., eds. L Ordine Nuovo Publication, pp. 303-305. .

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to explore the significance of spirituality for the understanding of human dignity, a concept that is important to both the letter and spirit of law protecting the human person. It will begin first by exploring how spirituality is defined. It will then consider its significance for both national and international law, focusing in particular on universally recognised standards of value. In doing so, the author suggests there is merit in refining the characterisation of spirituality and the scope for further research in this area.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Pushpalatha, S. and Sathya, V.L. and Sharmila, A. and Venmathi, C.
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Law and Politics
Item ID: 22442
Depositing User: Anthony Cullen
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2017 14:37
Last Modified: 01 May 2019 04:50
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/22442

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