Photo report: exploring the Lebanese religious diversity
Muslim diversity, Christian diversity: the program of the PLURIEL congress in Beirut from May 23 to 28 included many meetings to discover the religious plurality of Lebanon. Raphaël Georgy/Pluriel
Replay / Congress ‘Islam & Otherness’ in Beirut
Here is the playlist gathering all the lectures and talks of the congress. (Click on the icon in the upper right player to display the list). Watch the playlist in Youtube Direct links to lectures and talks...
Synthesis of the congress ‘Islam & Otherness’
Synthèse du frère Emmanuel Pisani donnée le 25 mai 2022 à l’issue du 3è Congrès international de Pluriel « Islam et altérité » à Beyrouth Dans sa conférence inaugurale, Raja Sakrani a d’emblée posé la thèse...
Religious Alterities and Cultural Alterities: Issues of Debate in Islam
Conference given in Beirut on Tuesday 24 May 2022 during the Pluriel congress on the theme “Islam and Otherness”.
Religious Pluralism in Post-“Arab Spring” Morocco
Title of the lecture : “Re-problematizing the Religious Majority-Minority Dialectics in Post-Arab Spring Morocco: Between Subalternity and Digital Disobedience” Given the debate currently prevai...
Dār al-islām and dār al-ḥarb in contemporary Muslim thought
The purpose of the proposed paper is to question the division of the world into dār al-islām (land of Islam) and dār al-ḥarb (land of war), which is a classification introduced by Muslim jurisconsults in th...
Education And Otherness: What are the Issues in a Context of Diversity?
In the era of the continuous call for the adoption of citizenship and living together (al Azhar declaration March 2017) and human brotherhood and common coexistence (Abu Dhabi document February 2019) as the...
The Populist Political Style of the Islamist Moroccan party, the PJD
Title of the lecture : ‘The «Us» Against the «Others», the Populist Political Style of the Islamist party the PJD’ How do religious actors understand an increasingly globalised and pluralistic w...
Muslims and Islamic responses to Hindu Society and Constitutional liberalism in India
In post 9/11, India was increasingly looked upon as successful story of integration of 3rd largest Muslim community in the world. While the rise of Hindu nationalism has posed a threat to Muslim identity an...
Synthesis of the congress ‘Islam and Otherness’
Friar Emmanuel Pisani, Director of the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies, Cairo 3rd International Congress of the PLURIEL network, from 23 to 27 May 2022 in Beirut. In partnership with the University ...
Unity of God and unity in God – a possible perspective and way of dialogue between the believers?
A shῑ‘ῑ perspective of dialogue developed by D. Mohammad Ali Shomali. Talking about unity between believers and calling them to act upon it is not new in Islam. The Qur’ān and the early history of Islam esp...
The representation of non-Islamist Muslims in Sunni Islamist discourse
Full lecture title : ‘The representation of non-Islamist Muslims in Sunni Islamist discourse: an intra-religious otherness?’ In what ways do non-Brother Muslims (especially secular, liberal and ...
Islam and Christianity: mutual views and challenges of otherness
In his book Soi-même comme un autre (Seuil 1990), the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur (1913-2005) builds his reflection on this ‘as’ which, according to him, allows us to escape from two harmful...
Radical evil and the Canadian multiculturalist otherness
The “radical evil” that tore Europe apart in the 20th century was totalitarianism (Hannah Arendt). Today, this evil has been reincarnated into a barbaric radicalisation that undermines societies...
Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, Human Rights and Democracy
Title of the lecture : ‘Embracing the Other: Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri‘s approach to Human Rights and Democracy’ In the Western world, the Pakistani politician and Islamic scholar Muhammad Tahir-u...