Pluriel

University platform for research on Islam

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the Federation
of European
Catholic
Universities

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the International
Federation
of Catholic
Universities

Publisher : PISAI - Rome

2023

Islamochristiana 48 : Christian Theological Engagement with Islam

“PISAI is pleased to announce the publication of Islamochristiana 48 (dated 2022), an issue devoted to the theme “The theological engagement of Christians with Islam”.

The encounter between Christians and Muslims, from the very beginning, has encouraged Christians to draw on the resources of their faith to reflect on and respond to Islam, engaging with it theologically in various ways and contexts. The first section of this issue features interesting contributions exploring some Christian theological approaches to different aspects of Islam, as well as themes emerging from the Christian-Muslim encounter: from current debates on the origins of Islam to the thought of Louis Massignon.

In two other sections, articles are presented on issues relating to relations, dialogue and cooperation between Christians and Muslims, as well as in the fields of Islam and Arab-Christian studies. Each article is accompanied by a summary in two languages, giving the reader an immediate overview of the subject. As usual, a rich ‘Notes and Documents’ section and a selection of reviews round off this substantial issue.

PISAI warmly thanks Professor Valentino Cottini, who edited the journal from 2005 to 2021, producing 17 high-quality issues.”

« Le PISAI a le plaisir d’annoncer la publication d’Islamochristiana 48 (daté 2022), un numéro consacré au thème “L’engagement théologique des chrétiens vis-à-vis de l’islam”.

La rencontre entre les chrétiens et les musulmans, depuis le tout début, a incité les chrétiens à puiser dans les ressources de leur foi pour réfléchir et répondre à l’islam, en s’engageant théologiquement avec lui de diverses manières et dans divers contextes. Ce numéro propose, dans la première section, des contributions intéressantes qui explorent certaines approches théologiques chrétiennes de différents aspects de l’islam, ainsi que des thèmes émergeant de la rencontre entre chrétiens et musulmans : des débats actuels sur les origines de l’islam à la pensée de Louis Massignon.

Dans deux autres sections, des articles sont présentés sur des questions liées aux relations, au dialogue et à la coopération entre chrétiens et musulmans, ainsi que dans les domaines de l’islam et des études arabo-chrétiennes. Chaque article est accompagné d’un résumé en deux langues qui donne au lecteur un aperçu immédiat du sujet. Comme à l’accoutumée, une riche section “Notes et documents” et une sélection de comptes rendus complètent ce numéro substantiel.

Le PISAI remercie chaleureusement le professeur Valentino Cottini, qui a dirigé la revue de 2005 à 2021, produisant 17 numéros de grande qualité. »

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