from our partners
Dato' (Dr.) Anwar Fazal
behalf of the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation and the Malaysian Interfaith
Network, we warmly welcome you to benefit from this unique interfaith
project of Professor Hans Küng, chairman of the Global Ethic Foundation.
This website introduces to you to the following religions and
this website, you will also be informed about
the Global Ethic concept,
the importance of the Golden Rule principle,
and six core ethical standards
which all religions and belief systems have in common:
Every human being must be treated humanely;
2. Treat others as you would like to be treated
(i.e. the so-called Golden Rule);
3. Have respect for life;
4. Deal honestly and fairly;
5. Speak and act truthfully; and
6. Respect and love one another, and be
responsible for your partner's happiness.
are the six basic principles for a global ethic which was accepted
by the Parliament of the World's Religions in 1993.
aims of this website are to contribute
to a better understanding, respect and appreciation
of the different world religions and
to a better knowledge of the common moral
and ethical standards which
these religions share.
website is just a "starter" a small and necessarily incomplete
introduction. In fact, this website should whet the appetite of
the readers for more information and explanation about the fascinating
world of religion and spirituality.
major part of this website was created by Global Ethic Foundation
in Tübingen (Germany).
the purpose of showing this website in Malaysia, some modifications
have been made and posters on Indigenous Spiritualities, Sikhism,
the Baha'i Faith, the Global Ethic and the Golden Rule have been
added by us in close cooperation with Malaysian religious experts
and Prof. Hans Küng.
original exhibition had been shown at the United Nations headquarters
in New York, other international organisations and at many places
all over the world.
The Konrad-Adenauer Foundation and the Malaysian Interfaith Network
are honoured to show this unique website in Malaysia.