Democratic contracts for sustainable and caring societies : what can churches and Christian communities do? / edited by Lewis S. Mudge & Thomas Wieser.
Contributor(s): Mudge, Lewis Seymour | Wieser, Thomas | World Council of Churches | W. A. Visser't Hooft Memorial Consultation (4th : 1999 : Geneva, Switzerland).Material type: TextPublisher: Geneva : WCC Publications, c2000Description: viii, 197 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 2825413348.Subject(s): Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses | Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses | Christianity and international affairs -- Congresses
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"The 4th W.A. Visser't Hooft Memorial Consultation was held at the Château de Bossey, near Geneva, Switzerland, from June 1 to 8, 1999. This volume presents the main contributions made for the organization and the debate of the consultation, as well as the final report agreed to by the participants."--P. [vii].
Includes bibliographical references.
Preface: Democracy for a sustainable society in the context of economic globalization / Julio de Santa Ana -- People's participation in building a just and sustainable society / Lukas Vischer -- Moral hospitality for public reasoners: convenant models for contemporary social contracts? / Lewis S. Mudge -- Towards a "sustainable" global welfare society / Riccardo Petrella -- Facing the power of the market / Margie Tolstoy -- The role of the World Trade Organization / Jan-Erik Sørensen -- Working on contracts / John M. Francis -- Contracts and international law / Leonardo Franco -- Implenting conventions / Václav Mezricky -- Covenanting in the Bible / Hans-Ruedi Weber -- New roles for NGOs / Ruth E. Lechte -- The need for spiritual empowerment / Sulak Sivaraksa -- Struggling for democracy: two case studies from South Africa / Lindy Wilson -- A challenge to the NGOs / José Chipenda -- The church: advocate of democracy / Joyce Seroke -- Democracy between religion and the secular / K.C. Abraham -- Giving account of the hope / Madeleine Strub-Jaccoud -- Democracy, sustainability and the church / Lewis S. Mudge.