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Ethics for Troubled Times

During times of unrest and uncertainty, how can faith and ethics help our communities take action towards a brighter future? This webinar, held on June 30, 2020, featured faculty from the SDG…

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Religion and Peacebuilding

"Religion--the sacred the notion of a deep reality that guides our lives--is an embedded reality. It affects how we think about sexuality and family and commerce and politics and education and…

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Virtue Ethics: An Islamic Perspective

In this video, we are going to talk about virtue ethics in the Islamic tradition. For any Islamic tradition, or religious tradition, the first thing that needs to be said is, no tradition, no…

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The Medieval Chinese Miracle

In this chapter, Professor Sachs joins the ancient world of the Roman Empire with the world of globalization that commences with Columbus and Vasco da Game in the last decade of the 15th century. He…

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Religions for Peace

This case study focuses on William Vendley's organization, Religions for Peace, as an illustration of the conversations and movements happening in religious communities. This video is licensed…

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Pope Francis and Multi-Faith Action

In this chapter, Bishop Marcelo discusses the origin of multi-religious cooperation for sustainable development, a shared commitment to defend human dignity. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Politics, Power, and the Common Good

You cannot live without living in a state or nation where politics and power are always at work. This is a point stressed by John Cardinal Onaiyekan in his chapter on politics, power, and the common…

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Tenets of Peace in the World's Religions

In this chapter, Dr. WIlliam Vendley examines tenets of peace of the world's religions and virtue ethics and religious communities roles in achieving peace. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Virtue Ethics as a Multi-Religious Consensus

In this chapter, William Vendley finds the points of consensus between religious traditions, and shows how religious communities are well-positioned in terms of both spirituality and infrastructure…

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Virtue Ethics: A Jewish Perspective

Rabbi Rosen explains how Jewish virtue ethics are grounded in Jews’ shared history and how that history is codified in biblical covenants that dictate how Jews should understand and value the…

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Virtue Ethics: A Catholic Perspective

This chapter discusses virtue ethics in the Catholic Church and Laudato Si'. The Catholic tradition talks about "natural law," which straddles both ethics and moral theology. In the…

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Sustainable Development and the Need for Ethics in Action

This chapter introduces the Ethics in Action Initiative as a forum through which religious leaders and scholars from traditions around the world came together to find common ground on which to…

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Moral Teachings and Sustainable Development: An Overview from the World's Religions

In this chapter, Dr. William Vendley discusses the contributions that the world's religions can make to advance sustainable development, looking at the 17 SDGs and community. This video is…

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Ethics in Action - Trailer

What do the world's great religious and secular philosophies have to say about ethical conduct? Which virtues are common across faiths? And what role do religious communities have to play in…

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