The Biblical and Natural Law Foundations for Human Rights Law

22 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2021 Last revised: 10 May 2021

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Johnny Davis

Liberty University - Helms School of Government

Date Written: May 10, 2021

Abstract

Natural law was the historical basis for international human rights. The movement away from natural law and toward legal positivism has undermined human rights. A return to natural law is essential for the advancement of human rights.

Suggested Citation

Davis, Johnny, The Biblical and Natural Law Foundations for Human Rights Law (May 10, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3796366 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3796366

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