Tag Archives: Japan

June 20 Documentary: Buddhism after the Tsunami-The Souls of Zen, Japan

[ June 20, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit on “3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity” presents a screening of a documentary film on

Buddhism after the Tsunami-The Souls of Zen 3/11 Japan Special

June 20, 2014
18:30~20:00
Room 301, Building 10,
Yotsuya Campus, Sophia University

This documentary explores the role of Buddhism in care for the 3/11 bereaved and the dead based [...]

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Japan’s education ministry receives endorsement for ethics to be taught in public schools

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Teaching for Tolerance

The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief has developed these tools that promote reflection around attitudes and tolerance. The tools are created with the purpose to prepare students to have an open mind in the dialogs that they will have with the people around them.

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Universal Declaration of Human Responsibilities

 “The following draft of human responsibilities seeks to bring freedom and responsibility into balance and to promote a move from the freedom of indifference to the freedom of involvement. If one person or government seeks to maximize freedom but does it at the expense of others, a large number of people will suffer. If human [...]

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The role of religious education in the pursuit of tolerance and non-discrimination

Study prepared under the guidance of Prof. Abdelfattah Amor, Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on the question of religious intolerance. It is written on the basis of results from a questionnaire completed by 77 states on the contents of school curricula and manuals in the field of education in religion and conviction.
Its [...]

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