Publisher : L'Harmattan - Romania
Ces contributions ont vu le jour lors de la conférence internationale “Cultura Europaea” en 2015, à la Faculté d’études européennes de l’Université Babes-Bolyai. Sciences politiques, relations internationales, histoire, religion, droit, économie et film ou encore littérature, voilà autant d’angles dont on regarde les manifestations de la culture de notre continent dans la recherche actuelle.
Discourses and strategies of otherness: Crossed perspectives and analyses
Summary: The interest of discourse analysis is to highlight the articulations of texts and social locations (Maingueneau, 2012). Questioning the functioning of these formations and the conditions o...
Religious radicalization. Process of a controversial concept
Introduction : I would like to seize the opportunity of my first participation to the Mediterranean website to raise the issue of radicalisation as a concept, which has permeated the political a...
Violence and Jihad in Islam: From the War of Words to the Clashes of Definitions
This article explores the phenomena of violence and jihad in three parts: their emergence and trajectory in the Qur’anic text, their meanings, and their entanglement with the religious cause. The o...
The challenges of religious visibility in the liberal public space
Western modernity has engaged the religious question, over the past thirty years in processes that show an increased interaction between religiosity, visibility and urban public space. At a time wh...
Proceedings of the Congress : Islam at plural, thought, faith, society
Publication of the proceedings of the first congress of PLURIEL held from 6 to 9 September 2016 at the Catholic University of Lyon. Directed by Ali Mostfa and Michel Younès. The theme of the ...
ACTES DU CONGRÈS INTERNATIONAL Cultura Europaea 2015
Presentation of the congress “Islam and Belonging” of PLURIEL
With the voices of members of the Scientific Comittee
Morocco, a fundamentalist state?
The fundamentalist attitude has several variations. In the Moroccan context, the mechanisms of state fundamentalism are linked in particular to the genealogical referent of the Alaouite dynasty in ...
The other in Islamic civilization: from the immanence of cultures to divine transcendence
Lecture given at the 3rd International Congress of Pluriel on the theme "Islam and Otherness", on 24 May 2022, at Saint Joseph University in Beirut. Read abstract on the French tab.
Protestantism and Islam
How did Martin Luther and John Calvin view Islam? How have Protestant theologians contributed to research on Islam? Pierre-Olivier Léchot, professor of modern history at the Protestant Institute of...
Islamic Hermeneutics of Nonviolence: Key Concepts and Methodological Steps
The article traces the key concepts and methodological steps that make an Islamic theology of nonviolence plausible. It offers the tools for a critical reading of classical texts, “sacred” history,...
Understanding freedom of religion around the Mediterranean
How to manage religious plurality? Three researchers from our network look back at the history of the northern, eastern and southern shores of the Mediterranean to understand the diversity of legal...
Does the pandemic affect radicalisation?
Collaboration between Canadian and French researchers in the framework of the Centre Jacques Cartier talks, promoting partnerships between the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and Quebec.
Environmentalism and sustainability as an expression of Islamic moral orientation
Abstract : The essay emphasizes cultural specificities, starting with the terminology currently used to describe sustainability, and investigates the lack of homogeneity of the semantic fields bel...
Corresponding across Religious Borders: The Letter of al-Qūṭī
Summary : This article provides an introduction to the Letter of al-Qūṭī, a short anti-Islamic polemic in Arabic purportedly written by an unknown priest active in Toledo in the mid-1...
Lavigerie and Islam, an ambiguous legacy
In a recent article on the contribution of the White Fathers to the renewal of Catholic attitudes towards Islam, Rémi Caucanas rightly notes that their founder’s legacy “was not without ambiguity”...