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Faith/Unbelief in Christian-Islamic Perspective

Conference organized by the Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Sankt Georgen  with CIBEDO.

October 25th to 26th 2019, FRANFURT.

CIBEDO was founded by the White Fathers in the late 1970s. Today, it is the department of the German Bishops’ Conference for the dialogue with Muslims and research about Islam in Germany. CIBEDO stands for Christlich-Islamische Begegnungs- und Dokumentationsstelle, which could be translated as “Centre for Christian-Muslim Encounter and Documentation”

In relation with the Franfurt thematic group : Catholic Theology in Dialogue with Islam

More info to come.

Colloque organisé par Phil.-Theol. Hochschule Sankt Georgen avec le CIBEDO

les 25 et 26 Octobre 2019 à Francfort.

CIBEDO a été fondé par les Pères blancs à la fin des années 1970. Aujourd’hui, il est le département de la Conférence épiscopale allemande pour le dialogue avec les musulmans et de la recherche sur l’islam en Allemagne. CIBEDO signifie Christlich-Islamische Begegnungs- und Dokumentationsstelle, qui pourrait être traduit comme «Centre de rencontre et de documentation islamo-chrétien».

En relation avec le groupe de recherche thématique de Francfort : Théologie catholique en relation avec l’islam

Plus d’info prochainement.

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