Bringing internationally respected leaders to speak on their understanding of the role of religion in shaping the ethics of our modern world.
Bill Moyers

Ethics in a Pluralistic Society

Jane Goodall

Ethics and Science

Born in Oklahoma and raised in Texas, Moyers began his varied career as a cub reporter on the Marshall News Messenger at age 16. He served as Deputy Director of the Peace Corps in the Kennedy Administration and Special Assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1963-67. Publisher of Newsday, was for 12 years a trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation and now serves as president of The Florence and John Schumann Foundation. More information on Bill Moyers can be obtained on the Bill Moyers page.
Jane Goodall was born in London, England, on April 3, 1934, and grew up in Bournemouth on the southern coast of England. She is known world-wide for her work with chimpanzee at the Gombe National Park in Tanzania.

Some of her books include:

Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey
Jane Goodall: With Love

More information on Jane Goodall can be obtained on the Jane Goodall Page.
Former President
Jimmy Carter

Religious Ethics in a Secular World

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Religion, Ethics and Politics

Born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia. He was the thrity-ninth president of the United States. He is an active partipaticate in The Habitat for Humanity Projects across the nation. Peanut farming, talk of politics, and devotion to the Baptist faith were mainstays of his upbringing. More information on Former President Jimmy Carter can be obtained on the Former President Jimmy Carter page.
Born on October 7, 1931 in Klersdorp, a town in the Western Transvall, 70 miles west of Johannesburg, Tutu grew up "in a country where legality and morality are compromised by institutionalized racism." A man of immense moral authority, Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been one of the leading figures in the fight against apartheid inSouth Africa. More information on Archbishop Desmond Tutu can be obtained on the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Page.

Elie Wiesel

The Holocaust and Modern Ethics

Born in 1928 in Sighet, Romania. French American author, whose work addresses Jewish themes, dealing in part with the experiences of Jews who suffered in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986 for his work in promoting human rights. More information on Elie Wiesel can be obtained on the Elie Wiesel page.

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