The Imperatives of Sustainable Development: Needs, Justice, Limits (book review)

Enviado por Arthur Dahl el Mié, 12/06/2017 - 23:48

The Imperatives of Sustainable Development: Needs, Justice, Limits

by Erling Holden, Kristin Lingered, David Banister, Valeria Jana Schwanitz and August Wierling.
London and New York: Earthscan from Routledge. 263 p. published in July 2017.
book review by Arthur Lyon Dahl

Bicentenary of Baha'u'llah

The principles of the oneness of humankind; unity in diversity; moderation; the fundamental reality of increasing levels of cooperation, complexity, and reciprocity throughout the planet; and the vital importance of ecological balance; that are at the heart of IEF, come from the teachings of Bahá'u'lláh (1817-1892) the bicentenary of whose birth is being celebrated this year on 22 October 2017.

How Should Bahá’ís Talk about Climate Change?

Enviado por admin el Jue, 08/03/2017 - 23:30

For Baha'is among our members who are interested in discussing climate change without becoming involved in partisan political disputes, IEF member Christine Muller has just published an article for the Wilmette Institute newsletter on "How Should Bahá’ís Talk about Climate Change? Applying Recent Institutional Guidance". The link to the article is http://wilmetteinstitute.org/how-should-bahais-talk-about-climate-change/.

Online Interfaith Course on Climate Change

Enviado por admin el Mar, 03/28/2017 - 23:30

The Wilmette Institute will again be offering an 8 week online course on Climate Change starting 15 April 2017. This is the seventh repeat of the course developed by IEF member Christine Muller (Rhode Island, USA), with Arthur Dahl (Geneva, Switzerland) and Laurent Mesbah (Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina) as supporting faculty.

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