Michel Younès: “An absolutist reading of the Koran sometimes reflects on the Christian way of understanding Muslims”.
On 13 November 2023, the Islamologist Michel Younès, coordinator of Pluriel, and Ghaleb Bencheikh, President of the Fondation de l’Islam de France, discussed the Koran in an interview for KTO’s ...
Christian Theological Engagement with Islam: a Study Day at PISAI
This hybrid event seeks to promote Christian theological reflection on Islam by offering opportunity for discussion of some of the many essays in this field recently published in the 2022 volume of PISAI’s ...
27 October 2023 at 3pm: “The challenges of universal fraternity” webinar
The webinar, designed as an introduction to the conference theme, can be accessed via Zoom with simultaneous translation in French, English and Arabic.
Rome / Opening of the Forum of the Center for interreligious studies
The Centre for Interreligious Studies of the Pontifical Gregorian University, directed by Ambrogio Bongiovanni, is offering a programme of public lectures organised along two lines: Christianity and As...
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
DEADLINE : 23/01/23
CALL FOR PAPER
Islam and Fraternity – Call for paper for the 4th PLURIEL congress
Scheduled to take place from 2 to 6 February 2024 in Abu Dhabi, in partnership with TRENDS Research and Advisory, PLURIEL’s 4th International Congress will focus on : Islam and fraternity: impact and ...
to 02/12/21 to 03/12/21
International conference “Religion, State, and Law”
Les 2 et 3 décembre 2021, l’Université de Graz accueille le colloque international “Religion, État et droit : Défis nationaux, transnationaux et internationaux”. Il est organisée par la Fa...
Andrea Mandonico awarded for his book on Charles de Foucauld
The book ““Mio Dio, come sei buono. La vita e il messaggio di Charles de Foucauld” by Father Andrea Mandonico wins the Ambassadors to the Holy See Literary Award 2021 This literary prize, born in 2019...
DEADLINE : 01/11/21
CALL FOR PAPER
[Postponed] IFCU Symposium / Preparing for the COVID-19 World
Postponed to an unspecified date Symposium organized by the International federation of catholic Universities.–> Postponed to an unspecified date. The covid 19 pandemic has been a major crisis of w...
REPLAY / The Visit of Pope Francis to Iraq : Its Significance for Religious Relations
Videoconference organised by the Berkeley Center for Religions, Peace and World Affairs, Georgetown University. May 6, from 12pm to 1.30pm EST (6pm to 7.30 pm Paris Time) Watch replay : https://berkleycente...
to 16/08/21 to 20/08/21
Summer school : Divine Simplicity and Divine Action. Discussing the Divine Attributes in Muslim-Christian Dialogue.
It has been a major question in traditional theological thinking how the Divine Attributes are to be understood. Recent debates in analytical philosophy have allowed new approaches that, however, are often ...
Conversaciones transformadoras. Una metodología para el diálogo islamo-cristiano en el campo del pensamiento social religioso
Inaugural Speech of the Academic year at the Faculty of Theology of Granada, Spain
For a new Mediterranean. Space for dialogue and prophecies of peace
Following the research work on the Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Common Coexistence signed by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar Ahmad al-Tayyeb in Abu Dhabi on 4 February 2019, ...
HIWAR – Building bridges with Islam (Madrid)
Project HIWAR was conceived on the grounds of a group of researchers from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas that had the committed dedication to converse, get closer to and build bridges with Islam. Makin...
The document on Human Fraternity: theological, philosophical and social reflections and developments (Rome)
Study on the theme of fraternity from the Abu Dhabi Document on HUMAN FRATERNITY FOR WORLD PEACE AND LIVING TOGETHETR, signed by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar on February 4, 2019
HEST Cluster: Christian-Muslim Relations (Europe)
Higher Education for Social Transformation (HEST) programme aims to bring Higher Education institutions and Social Centres of the Society of Jesus in Europe together so that they can contribute to the real ...
Islam and society in contemporary Spain (Granada)
Because the presence of Muslim communities in Spain is relatively recent, and because there is not a long tradition of theological study of Islam, we want to start our dialogue with the Islamic tradition by...
D. student in Islamic, Arabic and Iranian Studies at Sapienza University and PISAI in Rome
Rector of Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Doctor of Literature and Philosophy and of Education.
Researcher in Qur’anic Studies, Guest Editor for Islamochristiana (PISAI)
Associate researcher at IREMAM (Aix-en-Provence), lecturer in the history of Islamic-Christian relations at Saint Paul University, Ottawa,
Doctoral student at the Catholic University of Lyon
Almudena Soler Sánchez
Ph.D. candidate in Inter-Religious Dialogue at Loyola University’s Faculty of Theology in Granada
Professor of Systematic Theology and Theology of Religions
Assistant professor in theology
President of the Adyan Foundation, Professor of Religious Sciences and Islamic Studies
Jurist and Reserach coordinator
Gabriel Said Reynolds
Lecturer in Islamic philosophy
Dean of Studies
Invited Lecturer at the Centre for interreligious studies
Research Fellow at Friedrich-Schiller- Universität (Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies)
Rafael Vázquez Jiménez
Profesor of Dogmatic Theology, Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue Director of ecumenical review “Pastoral Ecuménica”
John L. Esposito
Professor of Religion & International Affairs and Islamic Studies
Pastor of the French Protestant Church of Beirut from 2013 to 2019
Parish priest and formation officer for the diocese of Valence (France)
Fermín Francisco Rodriguez Lopez
Lecturer in Theology, Deputy Director of CANDIR
Chercheuse associée Post-doctorante Enseignante
Agata S. Nalborczyk
Head of the Department for European Islam Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies – University of Warsaw.
Official member of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome
Director of the Gregorian Center for Interreligious Studies
Professor of Religious Theology and Religious Studies
Guest lecturer at the Centre Sèvres, Priest in Ankara
Diego Sarrió Cucarella
President of the PISAI and Professor
Aggregate Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome), Senior Research Fellow and member of the John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies (Fscire)
Paolo Gonzaga Paolo
Junior professor “Catholic Theology in the Light of Islam”
Professor of dogmatic theology
Director of Missio Switzerland (Director of the Pontifical Missionary Works in Switzerland)
Director of the Institute for the study of Muslim–Christian relations. Professor of theology and religious anthropology
Bénédicte Du Chaffaut
Researcher at the Centre d’Etudes des Cultures et des Religions of the Catholic University of Lyon
Professor of Bible and Koran at PISAI, Director of the journal Islamochristiana
Director of the Claver Association, Jesuit Service for Migrants in Spain
Nour Farra Haddad
Lecturer in religious anthropology and researcher at Saint Joseph University in Beirut
Jaime Flaquer Garcia
Professor of Interreligious Dialogue, Theology of Religions and Islam Studies
Director of the Swiss Centre for Islam and Society
José Luis Llaquet de Entrambasaguas
Doctor in law and associate professor
Professor of Fundamental Theology and Religious Studies at the Faculty of Catholic Theology in Innsbruck
Professor of Systematic Theology
Doctor in theology and anthropology, director of the ISEO
Dean of the Faculty of Theology of Universidad Loyola in Granada. Professor of Christian social ethics
Professor of christian-muslim relations, islam in Europe, religion and modernity – Heythrop College, University of London.
Hicham Abdel Gawad
PhD student in religious sciences, writer and trainer of religious facts in society.
Director of DoStI (Centre for Dominican Studies in Istanbul).
Director of the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies (IDEO, Cairo).
Professor of Theology and Islam Studies
Not without others: recognition of others and unity in Christ – on the relationship between mission and dialogue
Normativity of Holy Scriptures in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Luther and Mohammed. Western European Protestantism and Islam (16th-18th centuries)
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...
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...
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...
Thinking Islam in Europe
Interview with Alberto F. Ambrosio, dominican friar, professor of Theology and Histpry of Religions at the Luxembourg School of Religion & Society. Reporter : Raphaël Georgy With the collaboration ofAn...
Muslim-Christian Dialogue : the approach of the White Fathers
Involved in the Muslim world since its foundation by Bishop Charles Lavigerie in 1868, the Society of Missionaries of Africa, whose members are known as the White Fathers, has contributed to the emergence o...
Heterodox and non-Muslim in the thought of Abū Ḥāmid al-Ġazālī
Islam and the Salvation of non- Muslims: The Qur’anic Perspective
“At the Pluriel conference on “Islam and Otherness” I will argue the Qur’an’s emphasis on divine freedom provides an opening for inclusivism. The Qur’an emphasizes God’s mercy, using al-Raḥmān as a na...
The document on human fraternity: an interdisciplinary reflection
Protestantism and Islam
How did Martin Luther and John Calvin view Islam? How have Protestant theologians contributed to research on Islam? Pierre-Olivier Léchot, professor of modern history at the Protestant Institute of Theology...
Diploma in Interreligious Studies
The Gregorian Center for Interreligious Studies offers, for the 2020/2021 academic year, a path in two semesters for the achievement of the Diploma in Interreligious Studies. It will be possible to deepen t...
Study program “Islam and Christian-Muslim Encounters”
The Sankt Georgen University of Applied Sciences offers students of Catholic theology and philosophy as well as guest and second students an introduction to Islam with a view to Christian-Muslim encounters....
Licenciate in Arabic Studies and Islamic Studies
The conviction which motivates PISAI is that the Christian task to meet face to face with Muslims should be based not solely on subjective good will but also on an objective, scientifically grounded knowled...
Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies
Diploma obtained at the end of the first year of the Licence It offers students an in-depth study of the Arabic language, Islam Studies and data relating to Islamic-Christian dialogue. https://fr.pisai.it/f...
University Certificate in Islamic-Christian Initial Culture
This course aims to identify the basic principles of Christian and Islamic beliefs and the means of expressing them, as well as the historical aspects and developments that these two religions have undergon...
Bachelor in Islamic-Christian Studies
Given the growing importance of interfaith dialogue as an entry point for achieving peace and promoting the values of coexistence in many societies, particularly in Lebanon and the Arab world, the Institute...
Certificate in Christian-Muslim Dialogue
People who have completed this training will be able to work in organisations that work for interreligious dialogue. They will be able to assist in the organisation of interreligious activities in cultural,...
Master in Christian-Muslim relations
In September 2007, the Institute of Islamic-Christian Studies at Saint Joseph University in Beirut opened a “Master in Islamic-Christian Relations” in Arabic. In September 2011, this course is d...