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
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CALL FOR PAPER
Islam and Fraternity – Call for paper for the 4th PLURIEL congress
Planned to be held in February 2024 in Abu Dhabi, the theme of PLURIEL’s 4th International Congress will be : Islam and fraternity: impact and prospects of the Abu Dhabi declaration for the living tog...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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)
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
Rector of PISAI, 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 in dogmatic theology
Director of Missio Switzerland (Director of the Pontifical Missionary Works in Switzerland)
Director of the Centre for Islamic-Christian Documentation and Research (CEDRIC) – Saint-Joseph University of Beirut.
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
Michaela Johanna Quast-Neulinger
University Assistant (praedoc), Institute of Systematic Theology
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.
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
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...
Corresponding across Religious Borders: The Letter of al-Qūṭī
Summary : This article provides an introduction to the Letter of al-Qūṭī, a short anti-Islamic polemic in Arabic purportedly written by an unknown priest active in Toledo in the mid-1140s, as well as the...
Lavigerie and Islam, an ambiguous legacy
In a recent article on the contribution of the White Fathers to the renewal of Catholic attitudes towards Islam, Rémi Caucanas rightly notes that their founder’s legacy “was not without ambiguity” in this ...
Blessed Ramon Llull: the character and his relationship with Islam
‘Inimitable’ Koran ?
Interview with Pr. Tobias Specker, professor of Catholic Theology in the light of Islam at Sankt Georgen Graduate school of Philosophy and Theology, Frankfurt, Germany, about his book : Gottes Wort und mens...
God’s Word and Human Language Christian theology of revelation and Islamic positions on the inimitability of the Koran
Rethinking the Muslim-Christian living together in Lebanon / Amin Elias
On the eve of the first centenary of the proclamation of the State of Greater Lebanon (September 1, 1920), this intervention proposes to expose and analyse the position of Muslims in Lebanon towards this pr...
The view of Lebanese Islam on the other: what specificity?
Salim Daccache, Rector of Saint Joseph University since 2012. Doctor of Letters and Philosophy and in Educational Sciences. Argument: How does Lebanese Islam look at the other, the Christian, its counterpar...
Christian approaches to Islam: tensions, displacement, issues
Islamic and christian spiritualities in Spain: influences, similarities, and parallels
Author : Francisco de Borja Medina Rojas Resource related to the group “Islam and society in contemporary Spain” Abstract : Two cultures, the Islamic and the Chris- tian, that, at first sight se...
Prophetess – Virgin – Mother. Mary in the Koran
Islam and Otherness : presentation of the 3rd PLURIEL International Congress
Presentation of the theme and the stakes of the 3rd international congress of PLURIEL. Planned to take place in Beirut in April 2020, it had to be rescheduled and reshaped due to the global health crisis. V...
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...