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[ March 22, 2012; ] Saint Joseph’s University and The Peace Islands Institute will sponsor and host a conference on A JUST PEACE: Perspective/s from the World’s Religions on March 22, 2013 at Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia. The conference theme is: Amidst the talk of peace and world peace, one hears all too rarely of Peace with Justice, of a [...]
This document provides a lesson plan and assessment resource for teachers when teaching about religious fundamentalism in relation to social studies. By religious fundamentalism, this lesson refers to the anti-modernist movements of some religions.
“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 [...]
National Qualifications Curriculum Support: Religious, Moral, and Philosophical Studies Morality in the Modern World: Hinduism
This packet gives an introduction to the history of Hinduism and the important texts within Hinduism. Each section in the packet discusses a certain ethical issue and how Hinduism views it, such as crime and punishment, gender stereotyping, globalization, international aid, medical ethics, and war and peace.
National Qualifications Curriculum Support: Religious, Moral, and Philosophical Studies Morality in the Modern World: Judaism
“This pack provides an introduction to the application of Jewish moral principles in today’s modern world. It can be studied as part of the Morality in the Modern World units (Intermediate 2 and Higher). The five main sections of the pack cover moral principles and viewpoints on ten ethical issues, from the perspective of Judaism.
“The Stage 6 Studies of Religion syllabus acknowledges religion as a distinctiveanswer to the human need for meaning in life. An understanding of religionprovides a perspective for the human view of reality and deals with daily living aswell as with the ultimate source, meaning and goal of life… The Studies of Religion syllabus acknowledges that [...]
The Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions aims to cultivate harmony among all world's religions and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world.