Sub-subject: Hans Kung (Catholic, Global Ethics). Syllabus:
Sample of the sub-subject: Hans Kung - Global Ethics:
Sub-Subject Description: Hans Kung
“Only if they reflect on the elements of an ethic that already have in common: a fundamental consensus on binding values, irrevocable standards, and personal attitudes.” Hans Kung
Underlying the project of global ethic is the fundamental conviction that There will be no:
“Peace among the nations without peace among the religions.
The first important result of this research was the “Declaration Toward a Global Ethic,” which was endorsed by the Parliament of the World's Religions in Chicago in 1993, where hundred years earlier had participated, Swami Vivekananda, the spiritual heir of Sri Ramakrishna.
With this Declaration, for the first time representatives of all religions (Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Zoroastrianism) reached an agreement on the principles for a global ethic and committed four irrevocable directives: commitment to a culture of
The project on “Ethics, Religion, and Business” directed by Pedro Nonell has a different approach based on two principles (Harmony of Religions and Ahimsa - Non-violence), but the goals are the same: the search for a model of global ethics.