Caring for Future Generations:
Jewish, Christian and Islamic Perspectives


1998, Adamantine Press on 21st Century Studies
USA, pp 306

Edited by
Emmanuel Agius and Lionel Chircop



Contents Page
List of Contributors vii
Preface xiii

Part I: Introduction
Monotheistic Religions and Intergenerational Ethics
Ugo Mifsud Bonnici
3
God as the Guardian of Future Generations
Joseph Mercieca
6

Part II: Jewish Perspective
The Contribution of Judaism to Humankindís Future
Jeremy Rosen
11
Educating for Interreligious Responsibility
Raphael Jospe
20
Abrahamís Legacy to Future Generations
Anthony Abela
41
Judaism and Ecology
David Rosen
61

Part III: Christian Perspective
World Peace - World Religions - World Ethic
Hans KŁng
67
Responsible Parenthood for Future Generations
Emilianos Timiadis
80
The Earth Belongs to All Generations
Emmanuel Agius
101
Envisioning a Curriculum for Future Generations
Ronald Gallagher
121
The Inter-Faith Dialogue at the Cairo Conference
Manfred Kulessa
129
The Churchesí Response to the Population Problem
George Grima
136
Jesusí Call to Unity
Joseph Calleja
150
Intercultural Dialogue as a Source of the Future
Stanislav Hubik
162
Listening to the Future
Joseph Farrugia
172
The Principle of Impartiality
Salvatore Privitera
178
A Christian Perspective on the North-South Debate
Peter Crossman
185

Part IV: Islamic Perspective
Environmental Issues in the Quíran
Adel A Megahed
201
Islamic Ethical Sensibility to Posterity
Abubaker A Bagader
206
The Rights of the Unborn in the Muslim Tradition
M.A. Zaki Badawi
213
Religions, Nature and Technology in the Mediterranean
Hilal Elver
220
Environmental Obligations towards Future Generations
Saadia Khawar Kan Chishti
235

Appendix:
Declaration on the Responsibilities of the Present
Generation towards Future Generations
243
Index 247


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