Pluriel

University platform for research on Islam

Initiated by
the Federation
of European
Catholic
Universities

Supported by
the International
Federation
of Catholic
Universities

Publisher : Facultad de Teología de Granada - Granada

Spanish

2017
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Transformative Conversations. A methodology for Christian-Muslim dialogue in the field of religious social thought

In this book, Prof. Villagran proposes to enter the debate on comparative theology, a trend proposed by the American theologian Frank Clooney, to show its possibilities as a theological methodology for dialogue with Islam. The work also presents the improvements and nuances proposed to this theology by the work of Tobias Specker and David Tracy. After this more systematic reflection, the author takes the discussion to the field of interreligious social thought. First, he reflects on the use of comparative theology in the socio-political field and then presents a comparative approach to the concepts of the common good in the social thought of the Church and maslaha (public interest) in the Islamic legal tradition.

Titre original : “Conversaciones transformadoras. Una metodología para el diálogo islamo-cristiano en el campo del pensamiento social religioso”

Le Prof. Villagran propose dans cet ouvrage d’entrer dans le débat sur la théologie comparative, courant proposé par le théologien américain Frank Clooney, pour montrer ses possibilités comme méthodologie théologique pour le dialogue avec l’islam. L’œuvre présente aussi les améliorations et nuances que proposent à cette théologie les travaux de Tobias Specker et David Tracy. Après cette réflexion plus systématique, l’auteur amène le débat au champ de la pensée sociale interreligieuse. Dans un premier temps, il réfléchit sur l’application de la théologie comparative au domaine socio-politique, puis il présente une approche comparative aux concepts du bien commun de la pensée sociale de l’Église et du maslaha (intérêt publique) de la tradition juridique islamique.

محادثات تحويلية. منهجيّة الحوار الإسلامي المسيحي في مجال الفكر الاجتماعي الديني
يقترح الأستاذ فياغران في كتابه هذا خوضَ النقاش حول اللاهوت المقارن، وهو تيّار عرضه عالم اللاهوت فرنسيس كزافييه كلوني ليقدّمَ اقتراحاته كمنهجيّة لاهوتية تُعتَمد في الحوار مع الإسلام. ويعرضُ الكتاب أيضاً التحسينات والتفاصيل الدقيقة التي أضفتها أعمالُ طوبياس سبيكير و ديفيد ترايسي على هذا اللاهوت. بعد هذا التأمّل الأكثر منهجية، ينقل المؤلّف النقاش إلى مجال الفكر الاجتماعي بين الأديان. فيعمدُ أوّلاً، إلى التفكير المعمّق في تطبيق علم اللاهوت المقارن في المجال الاجتماعي السياسي، ثم يقدّم مقاربةً مقارنةً لمفهوم “الصالح العام” الخاصّ بفكر الكنيسة الاجتماعي و مفهوم “المصلحة” الخاصّ بالتقليد القانوني الإسلامي.

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