The Global Ethic: A Common Moral Foundation for a World in Conflict

November 25, 2022

Next year, we will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Towards a Global Ethic: an Initial Declaration (often referred to as “The Global Ethic”), a groundbreaking statement of moral common ground that continues to this day as the foundational document of the Parliament of the World’s Religions.

In this webinar, expert panelists discussed the history and purpose of “The Global Ethic”, in addition to empowering participants with pathways for engaging with “The Global Ethic” and applying it to their own interfaith endeavors. The features Dr. Stephan Schlensog, Rev. Charline E. Manuel, Dr. Myriam Renaud, and Kaleb Nyquist.

Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.

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