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Human dignity insists that each human merits appreciate and a secure position to stay. for plenty of, this isn't a truth. The essays gathered the following study the heritage of this challenge in modern relatives existence and society at huge, with distinctive emphasis at the position of girls and at the Bible as a resource of thought and transformation. the gathering is the made from a six-year dialog on family members, violence, and human dignity among the Protestant Theological collage in Kampen, The Netherlands, and the school of Theology at Stellenbosch collage, South Africa, a North-South discussion that integrated annual meetings, a chain of responsive letters, and extra exterior responses. The participants are Cheryl B. Anderson, Hendrik Bosman, Gerrit model, Athalya Brenner, L. Juliana Claassens, Dorothea Erbele-Küster, Leo J. Koffeman, Frits de Lange, Monica Jyotsna Melanchthon, Magda Misset-van de Weg, Beverly Eileen Mitchell, Anne-Claire Mulder, Ian Nell, Mary-Anne Plaatjies-van Huffel, Jeremy Punt, Petruschka Schaafsma, D. Xolile Simon, Lee-Ann J. Simon, Gé Speelman, Klaas Spronk, Ciska Stark, Elsa Tamez, Charlene van der Walt, Robert Vosloo, and Yusef Waghid.

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