Amin Elias holds a PhD in Contemporary History from the University of Le Mans (France). He is a specialist in History of ideas in the Arab-Mediterranean region. He is an assistant professor at Antonine University and Lebanese University (Lebanon), teaching History, Philosophy and courses related to politics and citizenship.
He has published several books in Arabic and French, including: Gamal al-Banna: l’islam, laïcité et la liberté (with D. Avon), Paris, l’Harmattan, 2013; Musulmans et laïcités, Bern, Peter Lang, 2014; Almâniyya min ‘indina (“Laïcité de chez nous”), Dar saer el-Machrek, Beirut, 2017; Lubnân bi qalam moufakiri al-nadwa al-lubnaniyya (“Le Liban comme l’écrivent les penseurs du Cénacle libanais”), Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon, 2012.
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Violence in Early Islam. Religious Narratives, the Arab Conquests and the Canonization of Jihad
Presentation: The concept of jihad holds a prominent place in Islamic thought and history. Beyond its spiritual meanings, the term has historically been associated with the sweeping Arab-Believers ...
ACTES DU CONGRÈS INTERNATIONAL Cultura Europaea 2015
Pope Francis and Christian-Islamic Dialogue
It is ridiculous if not absurd to think of God as someone whose intention is to “defeat”. His omnipotence stops before our freedom, called to be if not “convinced”, at least...
Sharia – the misunderstood God: the way to a modern Islamic ethic
Presentation of the publisher Few terms refer to Islam as “sharia”. Mouhanad Khorchide, exploring new foundations of an Islamic theology (“Islam is mercy”) and in a renewed ...
Christians and Muslims: Similarities and Diversity
Publisher Overview Throughout the ages, the Qur’an, the “sacred book”, has often been presented in a polemical form vis-à-vis Jews and Christians, which has given rise to an initi...
The utopia of Islam: religion against the state
If it is the result of radical currents that pervert Islamic sources, the violence that takes place in the name of Islam, and of which Muslims themselves are the first victims, is at the heart of t...
God and man in the teachings of the anatolian alevis
Volume 2 of the CIBEDO publication series With a preface by Karl Cardinal Lehmann The Alevis of Anatolia are considered another important group in Islam, alongside the Sunnis and Shiites. Neverthel...
Religious Spaces in Lebanon: Volume 1
Extracts from the foreword by Louis Boisset s.j., Holder of the Unesco Chair of Comparative Studies of Religions, Mediation and Dialogue, USJ and Honorary Dean of the Faculty of Religious Sciences ...