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Justice:
Rights and Wrongs
Nicholas Wolterstorff

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface vii
Introduction 1

PART I The Archeology of Rights 19

CHAPTER ONE: Two Conceptions of Justice 21
CHAPTER TWO: A Contest of Narratives 44
CHAPTER THREE: Justice in the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible 65
CHAPTER FOUR: On De-justicizing the New Testament 96
CHAPTER FIVE: Justice in the New Testament Gospels 109

PART II Fusion of Narrative with Theory: The Goods to Which We Have Rights 133
CHAPTER SIX: Locating That to Which We Have Rights 135
CHAPTER SEVEN: Why Eudaimonism Cannot Serve as Framework for a Theory of Rights 149
CHAPTER EIGHT: Augustine's Break with Eudaimonism 180
CHAPTER NINE: The Incursion of the Moral Vision of Scripture into Late Antiquity 207
CHAPTER TEN: Characterizing Life- and History-Goods 227

PART III Theory: Having a Right to a Good 239

CHAPTER ELEVEN: Accounting for Rights 241
CHAPTER TWELVE: Rights Not Grounded in Duties 264
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Rights Grounded in Respect for Worth 285
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: The Nature and Grounding of Natural Human Rights 311
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Is a Secular Grounding of Human Rights Possible? 323
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: A Theistic Grounding of Human Rights 342
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Applications and Implications 362
EPILOGUE: Concluding Reflections 385

General Index 395
Index of Scriptural References 399

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