Pluriel

University platform for research on Islam

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Catholic
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Federation
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Jaime Flaquer Garcia

Jesuit, with a degree in philosophy from the University of Barcelona, a degree in theology from the Centre de Sèvres (Paris) and a “Doctorate in Religions and Systems of Thought” (specialized in Islam Studies) from the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Sorbonne) in Paris, with the thesis: ‘Jesus in the prophetology of Ibn ‘Arabî’.

Professor of “Islam and Christianity” at the Faculty of Theology of Granada. Director of the CANDIR Chair (Cátedra Andaluza para el Diálogo de Religiosos) at the Loyola University.

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Facultad de Teologia de la Universidad Loyola - Spain

Islam and society in contemporary Spain (Granada)

Because the presence of Muslim communities in Spain is relatively recent, and because there is not a long tradition of theological study of Islam, we want to start our dialogue with the Islamic tradition by understanding the characteristics of Islam of Spain and the way it interacts with the rest of the Spanish society. Our […]

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