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Christianity and Human Rights: Influences and Issues (review)

Christianity and Human Rights: Influences and Issues (review) BOOK REVIEWS lapses are rare, however, and are more than balanced by the erudition and insight that pervade this valuable study. Christopher S. Queen Harvard University notes 1. In addition to the standard biography by Dhananjay Keer, Dr. Ambedkar: Life and Mission (Bombay: Popular Prakashan, 1954), see Eleanor Zelliot, From Untouchable to Dalit: Essays on the Ambedkar Movement (Delhi: Manohar, 1992); Gail Omvedt, Ambedkar: Toward an Enlightened India (Delhi: Penguin, 2004); Surendra Jondhale and Johannes Beltz, eds., Reconstructing the World: B. R. Ambedkar and Buddhism in India (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004); Valerian Rodrigues, ed., The Essential Writings of B. R. Ambedkar (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004); and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Writings and Speeches, vols. 1­18 (Mumbai: Govt. of Maharashtra, 1979­1995). 2. Christopher S. Queen, "Dr. Ambedkar and the Hermeneutics of Buddhist Liberation," in Engaged Buddhism: Buddhist Liberation Movements in Asia, Christopher S. Queen and Sallie B. King, eds. (New York: State University of New York Press: 1996), pp. 45­72. Peter Berger treats the issue of conversion in The Heretical Imperative: Contemporary Issues of Religious Affirmation (Garden City, NY: Anchor Press Doubleday, 1979), p. 28. 3. Jaffrelot, pp. 61­62. 4. See, for example, Vasant Moon, Growing up Untouchable http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Buddhist-Christian Studies University of Hawai'I Press

Christianity and Human Rights: Influences and Issues (review)

Buddhist-Christian Studies , Volume 28 (1) – Nov 14, 2008

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BOOK REVIEWS lapses are rare, however, and are more than balanced by the erudition and insight that pervade this valuable study. Christopher S. Queen Harvard University notes 1. In addition to the standard biography by Dhananjay Keer, Dr. Ambedkar: Life and Mission (Bombay: Popular Prakashan, 1954), see Eleanor Zelliot, From Untouchable to Dalit: Essays on the Ambedkar Movement (Delhi: Manohar, 1992); Gail Omvedt, Ambedkar: Toward an Enlightened India (Delhi: Penguin, 2004); Surendra Jondhale and Johannes Beltz, eds., Reconstructing the World: B. R. Ambedkar and Buddhism in India (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004); Valerian Rodrigues, ed., The Essential Writings of B. R. Ambedkar (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004); and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Writings and Speeches, vols. 1­18 (Mumbai: Govt. of Maharashtra, 1979­1995). 2. Christopher S. Queen, "Dr. Ambedkar and the Hermeneutics of Buddhist Liberation," in Engaged Buddhism: Buddhist Liberation Movements in Asia, Christopher S. Queen and Sallie B. King, eds. (New York: State University of New York Press: 1996), pp. 45­72. Peter Berger treats the issue of conversion in The Heretical Imperative: Contemporary Issues of Religious Affirmation (Garden City, NY: Anchor Press Doubleday, 1979), p. 28. 3. Jaffrelot, pp. 61­62. 4. See, for example, Vasant Moon, Growing up Untouchable

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