Religions & Peace

Action 1:06


IN Theory

World religions; beliefs and declarations about global security, peace, weapons of mass destruction, landmines and small armes.

World religions; attitudes to ecumenic (cross-religious) cooperation.

World religions; attitudes to our shared biology and environment, to the expression “Reverence for Life” (Dr Albert Schweitzer 1875-1965), to Agenda 21 from the United Nations Rio conference 1992.

Step by Step

Choose religions you want to know more about, preferably present in your region.

Organise lecture and panel discussion and invite guest speakers from different religions.

Plan for a cultural evening with visits to some different religious institutes as proposed above.

Learn songs and ceremonies from different religions, if possible taught by students belonging to these religions.

Organise picture exhibition.

in Action

Organised lectures, workshops, cultural events, discussions, exhibitions.

Nominated special time for all students to learn about religions, their beliefs on the above topics.

Hold panel discussions at the school aula with representatives from different religions.

Exhibition of the world with pictures and maps showing the spread of the major world religions.

Visits to churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and similar religious institutions..