Neuhaus, Richard John
May 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1995, Issue 53, p85
Provides information on the decision of the World Council of Churches and National Council of Churches (NCC) to file a formal complaint with the United Nations that charges the U.S. with the crime of systematic racism. Claim that the concept of human rights is not understood in the U.S.; Views on the NCC draft statement; Opinion on the definition of human rights.


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