Film, Video Humanity in Crisis: Ethical Responsibilities to People Displaced by War

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Title
Humanity in Crisis: Ethical Responsibilities to People Displaced by War
Summary
David Hollenbach discusses the number of people displaced by war and other crises, which today is higher than at any time since World War II, and the responsibilities of the U.S., of other nations, and of nongovernmental organizations and religious communities to assist these people.
Event Date
April 26, 2016
Notes
-  David Hollenbach is Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History at the Library's John W. Kluge Center. He is the university chair in human rights and international justice at Boston College, where he is also the director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice. He was educated at St. Joseph's University with a B.S. in Physics, and then an M.A. from St. Louis University, and a Ph.D. in Religious Ethics from Yale University. Hollenbach has published extensively on Christian ethics, Christian social ethics, human rights, refugees, contemporary theories of justice and the role of religion in public life.
Related Resources
John W. Kluge Center: http://www.loc.gov/kluge/
Running Time
1 hours, 8 minutes, 15 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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