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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Rector of Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Doctor of Literature and Philosophy and of Education.
Research assistant at the Islamic Theological Seminary of the University of Paderborn.
Professor of Semitic Studies
Director of the Institut Chrétiens d’Orient, Paris. Professor of Philosophy and Theology, Université Saint Joseph de Beyrouth
Doctor in oriental studies, specialist in Shia islam.
Lecturer – Researcher at the Faculty of Religious Sciences – USJ
Professor Emeritus, Specialisation in Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Lyon 3, Jean Moulin
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Official member of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome
Associate Professor of Religion
Professeur en théologie et histoire des religions
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Theologian and historian of religions, specialist in Sufism
Director of the Institute for the study of Muslim–Christian relations. Professor of theology and religious anthropology
Zishan Ahmad Ghaffar
Professor of Quranic exegesis
Research fellow at CECR
Director of DoStI (Centre for Dominican Studies in Istanbul).
Professor of Theology and Islam Studies
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