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Intangible cultural heritage and health

This chapter addresses how communities’ traditional health practices can contribute to their well-being and to achieving quality health care for all. Examples are introduced to see how…

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Ethical Actions to End Poverty

This video explores some of the ethical actions to end extreme poverty, reflecting some of the deliberations of the Ethics in Action initiative. The moral codes of all of the world's religions…

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Win-win policies

This chapter provides ideas for designing a structural or industrial policy for Africa, and how these policies work for both traditional manufacturing as well as industries without smokestacks. …

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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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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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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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