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Islam and Scientific Examination: A Renewed Quest

“How can we establish an objective, rigorous, and detached study of Islam in the face of the excesses generated by its politicization? It is to answer this burning question that the French Institute of Islamology (IFI) was created in 2022, at the request of the President of the Republic. This public institution’s mission is to develop high-level Islamology by promoting, on a national scale, the scientific examination of belief systems, knowledge, and practices specific to the various currents of the Islamic religion. Here are the inaugural lectures given at the Sorbonne on June 15, 2023, by internationally renowned scholars: Christian Robin, specialist in the archaeology of the Arabian Peninsula; François Déroche, specialist in the Quran; Samuela Pagani, specialist in Sufism; and Dominique Avon, specialist in contemporary Islam. This book constitutes the first volume of the IFI Library which, under the aegis of Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi and Juliette Dumas, aims to publish the major texts of Islamology in order to dispel fundamentalist and militant interpretations. An indispensable introduction.”

“Comment fonder l’étude objective, rigoureuse et distanciée de l’islam face aux dérives qu’engendre sa politisation ? C’est afin de répondre à cette question brûlante qu’a été créé en 2022, à la demande du président de la République, l’Institut français d’islamologie (IFI). Cet établissement public a pour mission de développer une islamologie de haut niveau en promouvant à l’échelle nationale l’examen scientifique des systèmes de croyances, de savoirs et de pratiques propres aux différents courants de la religion islamique.

En voici les conférences inaugurales données en Sorbonne le 15 juin 2023 par les savants de réputation internationale que sont Christian Robin, spécialiste de l’archéologie de la péninsule arabique ; François Déroche, spécialiste du Coran ; Samuela Pagani, spécialiste du soufisme ; Dominique Avon, spécialiste de l’islam contemporain.

Ce livre constitue le premier volume de la Bibliothèque de l’IFI qui, placée sous l’égide de Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi et de Juliette Dumas, a vocation de publier les grands textes de l’islamologie afin de dissiper les interprétations fondamentalistes et militantes. Une initiation indispensable.”

كيف يمكن تأسيس دراسة موضوعية ودقيقة ومحايدة للإسلام في مواجهة الانحرافات الناجمة عن تسييسه؟ للإجابة على هذا السؤال الملح، تم إنشاء المعهد الفرنسي للدراسات الإسلامية (IFI) في عام 2022 بناءً على طلب رئيس الجمهورية. تتمثل مهمة هذه المؤسسة العامة في تطوير دراسات إسلامية رفيعة المستوى من خلال تعزيز الفحص العلمي على المستوى الوطني لأنظمة المعتقدات والمعارف والممارسات الخاصة بالتيارات المختلفة للدين الإسلامي.

فيما يلي المحاضرات الافتتاحية التي ألقيت في السوربون في 15 يونيو 2023 من قبل علماء ذوي سمعة عالمية، وهم كريستيان روبن، المتخصص في آثار شبه الجزيرة العربية؛ فرانسوا ديروش، المتخصص في القرآن الكريم؛ صموئيلا باجاني، المتخصصة في التصوف؛ ودومينيك أفون، المتخصص في الإسلام المعاصر.

يمثل هذا الكتاب المجلد الأول من مكتبة المعهد الفرنسي للدراسات الإسلامية، التي تقع تحت رعاية محمد علي أمير معزي وجولييت دوماس، وتهدف إلى نشر النصوص الكبرى للدراسات الإسلامية من أجل تبديد التفسيرات الأصولية والمتشددة. إنه مدخل ضروري.

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