Welche Rolle können Religionen im Jahr 2015 für den Frieden spielen?

Die Frage die wir uns heute stellen ist: „Welche Rolle können Religionen im Jahr 2015 für den Frieden spielen?“ Je nachdem wo wir uns auf diesem Planeten befinden, stellt sich diese Frage etwas anders. Heute sind wir in Deutschland und was Deutschland – zumindest was Gießen betrifft – haben wir es in der Diskussion außschließlich… Read More Welche Rolle können Religionen im Jahr 2015 für den Frieden spielen?

The Buddhist Youth, Global Citizenship and My Practice

by Matthias Grümayer, Youth Representative of Österreichische Buddhistische Religionsgesellschaft How does your faith help or hinder your engagement with people of other cultures and religions? Buddhism offers tools and practices that help to cultivate openness and care towards other living beings, regardless of species, religions and cultures. What are these? The practice of the 4 Brahmaviharas,… Read More The Buddhist Youth, Global Citizenship and My Practice

My Faith, the Interreligious Council of BaH and Global Citizenship

By Marijan Oršolić How does your faith help or hinder your engagement with people of other cultures and religions? Dear guests, I come from Bosnia and Herzegovina, a land which is best described by the metaphor of Czech writer, Kundera, as a land of “maximal diversity in a minimal space”. It’s a mosaic composed of… Read More My Faith, the Interreligious Council of BaH and Global Citizenship

European Youth Event: Personal Highlights – Part 2

Volunteering for the Unemployed? By Benedikta We were discussing many questions about volunteering in the workshop : “Don’t ask what Europe can do for you – What can you do for Europe?” Basically, the questions were about how to promote volunteering, as many reported, the experience they gained through volunteering helped them in their character… Read More European Youth Event: Personal Highlights – Part 2