This invaluable volume gathers together the cumulative insight of more than fifty years of Leonard Swidler's work on dialogue. The founder and president of the Dialogue Institute, Swidler offers through experience and research his theory and tools of interreligious, intercultural, and international dialogue.
Leonard J. Swidler is Founder and President of the Dialogue Institute, as well as Founding Editor of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies. He is Professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue in the Religion Department of Temple University, USA.
Dialogue on Dialogue: Introduction to the Virtue and Way of Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation; Dia-Logos PART I: GENERAL BACKGROUND AND GUIDES 1. What is Religion? 2. The Cosmic Dance of Dialogue 3. What is Dialogue? 4. Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 5. The Dialogue Decalogue 6. Dialogue Decalogue 7. The Deep-Dialogue De-Ca-Logue PART II: THEORETICAL BACKGROUND 8. Introduction to the Basic Documents of Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 9. The Background of the "Way" of Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 10. Theory Underlying Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 11. Ten Principles Articulating Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 12. Three Facets of Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 13. The Global Way of Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 14. Seven Stages of Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 15. Online Course in Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation PART III: IMPLICATIONS 16. Integrated Education through Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 17. Dialogue Institute's 'Whole Child Education' Exercise in Concept Attainment 18. Seven Stages of Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation-Applied to Teachers of Whole Child Education 19. Toward a Universal Declaration of a Global Ethic 20. A Universal Declaration of a Global Ethic 21. The Law and Global Ethics PART IV: POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS 22. Eleven-Step Program to Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 23. An Executives Encounter through Deep-Dialogue/Critical-Thinking/Emotional-Intelligence/Competitive-Cooperation 24. Business in Dialogue 25. Conclusion