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       RVP Newsletter 2014



RVP Annual International Seminars (2014)



RVP International Conferences (2014)



  • April 24-25, 2014, Moscow (People's Friendship University): "Islam as Unity in Plurality"; contact: Ruzana Pskhur [r.pskhu@mail.ru]













(N.B. As a unique honor, the International Federation of Philosophical Societies (FISP) adds its sponsorship to all RVP conferences.)




The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (RVP)





- To understand and appreciate one's own culture and the values that shape aspirations and motivate actions.


- To understand other cultures and to develop a positive yet critical appreciation thereof.


-To build cooperation among peoples by healing deep tensions and promoting peace and friendship on a global scale.




-To mobilize research teams to study the nature, interpretation and development of cultures and to apply them to the challenges of contemporary change.


-To publish and distribute the results of these efforts.


-To organize extended seminars for deeper exploration of these issues and regional conferences for the coordination of this work.





Project on "Faith in a Secular Age"

Project on "Faith in a Secular Age"
Typical              of the exodus of people in their 20s and 30s from Church identification  are young persons who seem not to have abandoned their basic beliefs or  concern for the spiritual dimension of their lives, but to reflect these in an attitude of search rather than of commitment.  In response this research project will focus on unfolding the meaning of the heritage of the faith  for the new dimensions and needs of our evolving human awareness,  its challenges and opportunities. The goal is  to make "belief more believable," for both the contemporary 'seeker' and indeed for all the faithful, and thereby to render all of personal and social life more fully human and thereby more expressive of the divine... For detailed description and program please visithttp://www.crvp.org/seminar/seminar_10.htm


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