By Kristina Stoeckl

This publication examines the foremost 2008 ebook of the Russian Orthodox Church on human dignity, freedom, and rights. It considers how the rfile was once shaped, charting the improvement over the years of the Russian Orthodox Church's perspectives on human rights. It analyzes the element of the rfile, and assesses the sensible and political effect contained in the Church, on the nationwide point and within the foreign area. total, it exhibits how the angle of the Russian Orthodox Church has shifted from outright hostility in the direction of person human rights to the advocacy of "traditional values."

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