Moral Lessons of the Twentieth Century: Gorbachev and Ikeda on Buddhism and Communism by M.S. Gorbachev

Moral Lessons of the Twentieth Century: Gorbachev and Ikeda on Buddhism and Communism

byM.S. Gorbachev

Kobo ebook | May 11, 2005

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Mikhail Gorbachev and Daisaku Ikeda are contemporaries raised in different cultures: Gorbachev is a statesman whose origins are the Marx-inspired world of Communism while Ikeda is Buddhist inspired by the thirteenth-century Japanese sage, Nichiren. Moral Lessons of the Twentieth Century emerges from a series of conversations between these two men. Together they explore their experiences of life amidst the turmoil of the twentieth century and together they search for a common ethical basis for future development. Their wide-rangeing and often inspiring discussions take place in politics, economics, history, religion and spirituality, and epitomise the value of informed intercultural dialogue and reflection. They conclude that peace, progress and social justice can only be achieved through honest communication and cultural exchange. As the new century begins, they have sought to turn the spotlight on the challenges which face humanity.

Title:Moral Lessons of the Twentieth Century: Gorbachev and Ikeda on Buddhism and CommunismFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 11, 2005Publisher:I.B.TaurisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0857731947

ISBN - 13:9780857731944

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