Pluriel

University platform for research on Islam

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Issa Diab

Professor of Semitic Studies at Saint Joseph University, Beirut : ancient religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Languages, History, and Relations and Dialogue.
Researcher and activist in relations and dialogue. Consultant in Bible translation with the Universal Bible Alliance. Professor at Saint Joseph University and the Near East School of Theology

Member of the Lebanon Biblical Federation, a part of the Catholic Biblical Federation in the World. Member of a research committee in the University of Strasbourg on the Targum and Judaic Studies. Founding member of Academic Alliance for Reconciliation Studies in the Middle East and Northern Africa (AARMENA)

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Understanding freedom of religion around the Mediterranean

  • Alessandro Ferrari
  • Amin Elias

How to manage religious plurality? Three researchers from our network look back at the history of the northern, eastern and southern shores of the Mediterranean to understand the diversity of legal...

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The view of Lebanese Islam on the other: what specificity?

Salim Daccache, Rector of Saint Joseph University since 2012. Doctor of Letters and Philosophy and in Educational Sciences. Argument: How does Lebanese Islam look at the other, the Christian, it...

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‘On how to discern the truth of religion’, by Hunayn b. Isḥāq. The impersonal recension

  • Diego Sarrió Cucarella

Abstract This article contributes to the study of Christian Arabic literature by providing an introduction and English translation of the treatise entitled Kayfiyyat idrāk ḥaqīqat al-diyāna, ‘On...

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When religion divides the “community”. Dynamics of violence and pacification within Arab Levant

  • Marco Demichelis

Conference of Marco DEMICHELIS, at the second international Congress of PLURIEL Abstract Since the nineteenth century, the dynamics of inter-religious conflict within the Arab world accentuated...

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The apocatastasis will save us all. The transition towards a shared ethical approach from christian patristic to early islamic theology and philosophy

  • Marco Demichelis

Abstract I intend to deepen through this paper a comparative analysis between Greek cosmology, Christian Patristic and Early Islamic theology. Origen, Gregory of Nyssa, Clement of Alexandria and...