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Le langage symbolique. Une méthode en théologie

Editors:
Jonathan Kashindi Mulolwa
ISBN:
978-2-88931-254-2
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus Series No. 47
Publication:
2018
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Abstract:
Les écrivains bibliques ont coutume de recourir au symbolisme pour assurer que la saisie de leur message soit facilitée. En se focalisant en particulier sur le quatrième évangile du Nouveau Testament, l'auteur lève le voile sur le caractère énigmatique de la christologie johannique qui paraît déconcertante pour le lecteur non averti à cause du caractère imagé que revêtent les appellations de Jésus : comme langage parabolique et allégorique, comme métaphore et symbole. Cette étude montre que le symbolisme n'est pas une formulation conceptuelle obscure et incomprise du public, mais au contraire que les théologiens devraient dans leurs discours de chaque jour être en mesure de trouver des formulations symboliques, afin de traduire l'exactitude de la vérité éthique et religieuse à transmettre. Bien compris ce langage est un outil d'enseignement fidèle à la méthode de transmission biblique et un véhicule sémantique d'une efficacité pédagogique inégalée..

Christian Education in Nigeria and Ethical Challenges. Context of Enugu Diocese

Editors:
Ernest Obodo
ISBN:
978-2-88931-256-6
Series number:
Globethics.net These Series No. 28
Publication:
2018
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Abstract:
The main focus of this work is that, by her vocation, the Church has the mandate and challenge to teach all nations. It is her pastoral and canonical responsibility. School method of Evangelization was the successful tool in the hands of the early Missionaries in Nigeria. But the State forcefully took over Mission schools in 1970. Nationalization of schools and monopoly of control are forms of state-imposed secularism and moral relativism. Forty years after this nationalization of schools, the system of education has virtually collapsed. Just recently, the State started the process of returning mission schools to their various owners.

Bioética de las enfermedades tropicales desatendidas

Editors:
Fernando J. Andrade Narváez
ISBN:
978-2-88931-276-4
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 48
Publication:
2019
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Abstract:
Las enfermedades tropicales que afectan a poblaciones que viven en condiciones de pobreza han sido desatendidas siempre. En este libro se revisan algunos de los múltiples factores involucrados y se enfatiza que incluso la bioética y los bioeticistas mismos han igualmente desatendido este grave problema. El problema de fondo es que los organismos internacionales, las autoridades responsables de la atención e investigación de la salud, y los organismos financiadores de investigación para la salud no han considerado a estas enfermedades como una prioridad. Además, los abordes que se han aplicado no visualizan el problema de manera integral. En el mundo actual en plena crisis humanitaria, moral y ética, este documento pretende ser una voz que llama a una toma de consciencia social responsable que se interese en "los otros", los sin voz, los marginados, los olvidados y desatendidos. Es una invitación a despertar, reflexionar, y plantear nuevas propuestas para atender a esta población.

Corporate Governance for Churches. Toward a Legal Reform in the Church of South India Trust Association

Editors:
Joseph G. Muthuraj
ISBN:
978-2-88931-278-8
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 49
Publication:
2019
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The book explores the nature and function of the non-profit incorporated company the Church of South India Trust Association (CSITA) situated in Chennai, South India, and analyses the precarious situation the organisation finds itself in with regard to the financial and property (mis)management. This leads the author to make a major remedial proposal, namely, to lift its corporate veil to expose the true affairs of the company for reproof and restoration. Corporate Governance is defined as referring to the rules, regulations, policies and standards required for sustaining accountability, transparency and general corporate integrity. The aim of the book is to elevate the Church to a strong position with regard to corporate governance, liberating it from corporate failures and from inadequate and improper internal governance mechanism..

Home-Grown Solutions: Legacy to Generations in Africa, Vol.1

Editors:
Tharcisse Gatwa / Deo Mbonyinkebe
ISBN:
978-2-88931-286-3
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 50
Publication:
2019
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Abstract:
The collection of essays published in this first of two volumes tries to describe and analyse the nature and depth of the "home grown solutions" as presented in post-genocide Rwanda. The volume deals with: community work (umuganda), Gacaca courts, community mediators (abunzi), solidarity work (Ubudehe), performance contract (imihigo) and cow donation (girinka munyarwanda). The volume also extended research on innovative areas including managing wounded memory in a post-genocide context, reconciliation and healing, family, language and culture as factors of social cohesion.

Home-Grown Solutions: Legacy to Generations in Africa, Vol. 2

Editors:
Tharcisse Gatwa / Deo Mbonyinkebe
ISBN:
978-2-88931-290-0
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 51
Publication:
2019
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This second volume is part of a study which envisions to rehabilitate the original positive primal practices in Rwandan way of life as a factor of sustainable development for nations. The contributors to this volume were guided by the quest for a founding heritage to be transmitted to following generations to inspire their own sense of creativity.

Etika Ekonomi dan Bisnis. Perspektif Agama-Agama di Indonesia

Editors:
Yahya Wijaya / Nina Mariani Noor
ISBN:
978-2-940428-66-3
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 16
Publication:
2014
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Abstract:
"Articles in this book offer another form of relationship between religion and business. In the perspective of business ethics, religion and business do not need to be separated moreover considered to be contrary, but it does not mean that they necessarily be paired without consequence. Eleven authors in this book highlight the various aspects and factors in the relationship between business and religion in the context of Indonesia."

Dealing with Diversity. Religion, Globalization, Violence, Gender and Disaster in Indonesia

Editors:
Bernard Adeney-Risakotta
ISBN:
978-2-940428-68-
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 17
Publication:
2014
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An archipelago of more than 17,000 islands, Indonesia is one of the most diverse countries in the world. It includes hundreds of languages, cultures and religions, including the world's largest Muslim population (more than the whole Middle East put together). This has given rise to many institutional mechanisms for dealing with diversity that are strikingly different from Western institutions. This rich Indonesian experience is an important global resource in learning to deal with diversity.

Africans' Perceptions of Chinese Business in Africa

Editors:
Sofie Geerts, Namhla Xinwa and Deon Rossouw
ISBN:
978-2-940428-92-2
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 18
Publication:
2014
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This survey measures Africans' perceptions of Chinese business in their countries. Such a survey is long overdue. Fifteen African countries with a large presence of Chinese companies were identified to participate in the survey. In total, 1,056 Africans completed an online questionnaire. The results indicate that Africans are happy with Chinese investment in that it contributes to development. They are, however, concerned about its economic, workplace, social and environmental impacts.

De la violence à la réconciliation. Pour une éthique de l'humanisation de la violence

Editors:
Jules Kamabu Vangi Si Vavi
ISBN:
978-2-940428-94-6
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 19
Publication:
2014
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Abstract:
"Ce livre est une invitation à humaniser la violence. Bien qu'elle soit le moyen d'expression devenu courant dans la Province du Nord-Kivu en République Démocratique du Congo, la violence n'est pas une fatalité. Répondre à la violence par la violence serait rentrer dans une spirale de violence. Mais opposer à la violence le pardon qui débouche sur la réconciliation, voilà ce que c'est l'humanisation de la violence dans la mesure où le concept de réconciliation appelle à devenir l'autre."