to 16/09/21 to 18/09/21
International conference “The itinerant prophets. Rewritings, appropriations and metamorphoses of prophetic figures in Islamic sources”
At Institut du Monde Arabe and Sorbonne Université, Paris Bringing together scholars of Islam studies, literature and history, ‘The Itinerant Prophets’ aims to shed new light on the place prophe...
Associate Professor, Sociology Department, Faculty of Art, University of Ljubljana
Mohammad Haghani Fazl
Postdoctoral fellow at the Islamic Theological Seminary of the University of Paderborn.
Professor of Jewish Studies at the Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies (ZeKK) at the University of Paderborn
Expert in Islamic studies and comparative Abrahamic religions
Paolo Gonzaga Paolo
Research fellow in History of Islamic Countries
Original Sin and the Qur’an
The present article addresses the common view that the Qur’an has no doctrine of original sin. It begins by defining original sin with attention to the Bible and Christian tradition. Thereafter the author a...
The Ḏhimmī as the Other of Multiple Convivencias in al-Andalus
The ﬁgure of ḏhimmī is certainly the most emblematic juristic ﬁgure in the history of Islamic law. Strangely, it also has the juristic status of being the most ambiguous and complex, as it lacks a coherent,...
Joseph in the Qur’ān, a prophetic narrative. Incidents and specific language
Abstract The object of the essay is prophecy in the Qur’ān, through the stories of the prophets and the language they use. Specifically, the Qur’ānic narrative and Joseph’s speeches have been systematically...
The emergence of the Nostra Ætate Declaration at Vatican Council II
“The text of the Declaration on the Church’s Relations with Non-Christian Religions (Nostra Aetate) was undoubtedly one of the final surprises of the Second Vatican Council, because no one had thought...
Fadl Allāh. The concept of “grace” in the Quran, similarity and contrast with the Bible
Abstract The question from which this article starts is the word “grace”. Are there in the Qur’an and Islamic tradition one or more concepts to be compared with the theological concept of grace in the Chris...
Islam, democratic norm and religious radicalism
Inaugural Conference of the First International Congress of the University Platform for Research on Islam in Europe and Lebanon (PLURIEL), by Yadh Ben Achour, Tunisian jurist specialized in Islamic politica...
From Apology to Dialogue with Others in Shia Islamic Studies: The Case of Muhammad Jawad al-Balaghi
First International Congress of the University Platform for Research on Islam in Europe and Lebanon (PLURIEL): theological axis Speaker: Mohammad Zaraket, teacher at Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon
The historical debate on secularisation between F. Antun and M. Abduh.
Full title : ‘The historical debate on secularisation between F. Antun and M. Abduh. God’s absolutism and Islam’s irrationality as cornerstones of orientalist islamic-christian dispute dur...
The apocatastasis will save us all. The transition towards a shared ethical approach from christian patristic to early islamic theology and philosophy
Abstract I intend to deepen through this paper a comparative analysis between Greek cosmology, Christian Patristic and Early Islamic theology. Origen, Gregory of Nyssa, Clement of Alexandria and others, ela...
Thoughts on raḥma in Islamic religious tradition
Abstract : This essay deals with ‘mercy’ or rahma, not as a divine characteristic, but rather as the basic ele-ment in the relations the good Muslim must maintain with his neighbour. Looking at the times th...
The dialogue between the Focolare Movement and Muslims
Original title : “Il dialogo del Movimento dei Focolari con i Musulmani” Abstract : Academic meetings and relationships between official representatives of the Christian Churches and of Muslim c...
Stories of the Foundation of Sanctuaries: Passage from one Community to another and Territorial Rooting
Summary: A study of the stories of the foundation of certain sanctuaries in Lebanon reveals the fluidity of the frontiers between different communities. A certain community may have been at the origin of a ...