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    The Common Good and/or the Human Rights: Analysis of Some Papal Social Encyclicals and Their Contemporary Relevance.Wilson Muoha Maina - 2011 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 10 (29):3-25.
    It is notable how some papal social encyclicals have interchangeably used the terms ' common good ' and 'human rights.' This article analyzes the papal common good teaching and its contemporary shift to include human rights. I also explore the differential nuances between the common good and the human rights. Human rights as advocated by civil societies are understood as arising from a conception of the nature of the human person. The common good has been expressed in practical ways through (...)
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    The Shaping of Moral Theology: Veritatis Splendor and the Debate on the Nature of Roman Catholic Moral Theology.Wilson Muoha Maina - 2013 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 12 (35):178-221.
    Moral theology explores the sources of the moral teaching in several religions. It is the branch of theology that analyzes the scriptural, rational, and ministerial bases of moral teaching on various issues in Christian living. Moral theology in the Catholic Church has been undergoing rapid development since the Second Vatican Council. This essay presents the encyclical Veritatis Splendor as providing an important perspective on fundamental issues in moral theology. In Veritatis Splendor , Pope John Paul II gave the response of (...)
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    Understanding Social Order in the Religion of Islam: A Comparative Analysis.Wilson Muoha Maina - 2015 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 14 (40):170-185.
    Despite the fact that many of us live in secular societies, religions are also a factor in our daily lives. New information technologies and highly efficient modes of transportation have made it possible for people from various continents to encounter each other. People of different religions and ethnicities have become neighbors in our cities. Religious dialogue is more necessary in our contemporary world than it has ever been in history. This essay analyzes how the Islamic faith shapes the believers worldview (...)
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    Wilson muoha maina.Wilson Muoha Maina - 2012 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 11 (32):18-36.
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