Spring | Summer 2001

New Perspectives on Global Issues

  • Moral Considerations in Foreign Policy by Abdelkader Abbadi
  • Embracing Spiritual Economics by Alfredo Sfeir-Younis
  • New Spirituality for New Times by Nancy B. Roof
  • Spirit and Development by Patricia Mische
  • New Role of Religion in Global Affairs by Chung Ok Lee

Note: This issue sold as a set with Fall | Winter2001 and Fall | Winter 2002.

New Spirituality for New Times


The most important call of the times is to constructively manage the emerging planetary civilization while honoring the diversity of cultures and to expand ourselves to embrace the full meaning of planetary consciousness, the essential interdependence and interconnectedness of all living beings and the earth.

Embracing Spiritual Economics


In every era of human history humanity has faced a unique challenge. Not long ago, the challenge was to reconcile science and religion. And, as we all know, that reconciliation process was not problem free; e.g., in fact, many people died because they argued that the Earth was round!