Publisher : Verlag Pustet - Frankfurt
Professor of dialogue between christians and muslims, director of the "Christlich-islamische begegnungs - und dokumentationsstelle" (CIBEDO), Frankfurt am Main.
Junior professor “Catholic Theology in the Light of Islam” - Hochschule für Philosophie und Theologie Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt.
Not without others: recognition of others and unity in Christ – on the relationship between mission and dialogue
Article published in the missiology journal ZMR 106 (2022/1-4), double issue: “Evangelisation and Fraternity in the Plural World
Is God a Lawgiver? Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Ius divinum
Law that invokes divine appointment or other religious justifications is repeatedly the focus of general attention in Germany. Beyond the concrete religious legal provisions, there is a reflection ...
‘Inimitable’ Koran ?
Interview with Pr. Tobias Specker, professor of Catholic Theology in the light of Islam at Sankt Georgen Graduate school of Philosophy and Theology, Frankfurt, Germany, about his book : Gottes Wort...
God’s Word and Human Language Christian theology of revelation and Islamic positions on the inimitability of the Koran
God’s Word is at the centre of both the Christian and Islamic faiths. Revelation and language are thus closely related in both religions. Tobias Specker brings Islamic and Christian theology,...
The Question of Otherness in Classical Islam | Respondents
Following the lecture: "The question of Otherness in Classical Islam" given by Raja SAKRANI, three members of the scientific committee of the PLURIEL network give answers according to the three axe...
What power does religion have? Questions for Christianity and Islam
Das Thema „Religion und Macht“ ist umfangreicher als die Frage nach dem Verhältnis der Religion zum Staat und zu demokratischen Strukturen. Im Namen Gottes wird in menschliches Leben eingegriffen, ...
Is God a lawgiver? Christian and Muslim perspectives on Ius divinum
Presentation of the congress “Islam and Belonging” of PLURIEL
With the voices of members of the Scientific Comittee
Religions put to the test by freedom of expression
“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
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
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
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.
In France, as in other European countries, Muslim associations offer charitable services including the distribution of food parcels to low-income families, outreach to the homeless, academic suppor...
From Islamic Reference to Conservative Pragmatism – The Sinuous Paths of the Moroccan JDP Discourse
"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.
“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
"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...