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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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  • Michel Younès
  • Mohamed-Ali Mostfa
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“In the republican context, freedom of expression involves all the players in society and mobilises a wide range of intellectual resources. What then are the conditions that foster it while r...


Islam & Otherness. Proceedings of the Pluriel congress in Beirut

  • Mohamed-Ali Mostfa
  • Michel Younès
  • Roula Talhouk

Edited by Michel Younès, Ali Mostfa and Roula Talhouk “In a contemporary context marked by a growing tendency to lock oneself into oppositional logics, reflection on otherness in Islam opens ...


Making religion online: the case of Islam

  • Mohamed-Ali Mostfa

Islam in the digital age is becoming an inescapable reality in the lives of believers, thus introducing a new modality in the understanding of Islamic faith. From now on, the sacred text, rituals, ...


A reading of Ibn Arabi in light of the theology of religions

  • Jaime Flaquer Garcia

Abstract: “A Reading of Ibn ‘Arabī in the Light of the Theology of Religions”. Ibn ‘Arabī proposes a universal religion which encompasses all religions but which is theophanised synthetically in th...


Muslim Social Action in Europe: Community Engagement, Charitable Contribution, and Religious Activism in France, Switzerland, and Great Britain.

  • Baptiste Brodard

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From Islamic Reference to Conservative Pragmatism – The Sinuous Paths of the Moroccan JDP Discourse

  • Mohamed-Ali Mostfa

"The relationship between the political and religious fields in Morocco is generally based on tactical choices and pragmatic issues, often far from simple ideological orientations. In this context,...


Authority in Islam. What regulation? Proceedings of the symposium.

  • Michel Younès
  • Mohamed-Ali Mostfa

“It is often said: “”no clergy in Islam””. In the absence of a hierarchical and universal magisterial authority, what are the instances and figures that serve as regul...


Overcoming the Imperialist Seduction: A Polylogue Reading of Mary towards a Theology of Peace

  • Michaela Quast-Neulinger

"The current war waged by Russia against Ukraine once again sheds light on the ambivalent role of religion in violent conflicts, and especially the use of religious figures for imperialist politica...