A Brief Summary of the Global Ethic

February 18, 2021

This summary was prepared by Kusumita P. Pedersen and Myriam Renaud. It draws on Daniel Gómez-Ibañez,“Moving Towards a Global Ethic,” in A Sourcebook for Earth’s Community of Religions, Revised Edition, Joel D. Beversluis, ed. (Grand Rapids, Michigan: CoNexus Press and New York: Global Education Associates, 1995), 124-137, and Myriam Renaud, “The Global Ethic and the Fifth Directive,” Interreligious Insight, June 2019.


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