Dean of Studies
Professor Emeritus, Specialisation in Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Lyon 3, Jean Moulin
Professeur en théologie et histoire des religions
Aggregate Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome), Senior Research Fellow and member of the John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies (Fscire)
Professor of islam in the Balkans and Caucasus
Alberto Fabio Ambrosio
Theologian and historian of religions, specialist in Sufism
Doctor in codicology and researcher at the Centre for the Edition of Heritage Texts – Al-Azhar University in Cairo.
Jaime Flaquer Garcia
Professor of Interreligious Dialogue, Theology of Religions and Islam Studies
Director of Research at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research, France)
The authority of mystics: reality or overdetermination of Islamic scholars? Through the eyes of Maurice Borrmans
Conference « Religious Authority in Islam », organised by the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions and the Research Unit of the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy), on 18 and 19 November 2021. Vide...
Words of the Sufis. Muslim Mysticism and the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius
Author : Maurice de Fenoyl, sj Resource related to the group « Islam and society in contemporary Spain » Résumé : This compilation of Sufi texts sets in relation Saint Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises with the...
Islamic and christian spiritualities in Spain: influences, similarities, and parallels
Author : Francisco de Borja Medina Rojas Resource related to the group “Islam and society in contemporary Spain” Abstract : Two cultures, the Islamic and the Chris- tian, that, at first sight se...
Towards an islamic dialogical and a-controversial theology
First International Congress of the University Platform for Research on Islam in Europe and Lebanon (PLURIEL): theological area Speaker: Adnane Mokrani, Associate Professor at the Pontifical Institute for A...
Basra, cradle of Islamic culture. An analysis of the urban area that was the early home of Islamic Studies
Abstract Several factors account for the primacy of Baúra in Islamic studies, some attributable to objective reasons, some to prevailing anthropological, historical and political conditions. Baúra is the on...
The mystical experience and its impact on the Christian-Muslim dialogue