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...
to 19/11/21 to 20/11/21
Conference ‘Islam and Otherness. What Islamic theology of religious pluralism?’
Conference organised by the Institut Supérieur de Théologie des Religions – ISTR – of the Theologicum (Faculty of Theology and Religious Sciences of the Institut Catholique de Paris). This confe...
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Religions and Freedom of speech
Conference organized by Lyon catholic University on May, 9th and 10th, 2022 Présentation Le 16 octobre 2020, Samuel Paty professeur de l’Éducation Nationale, perdait la vie sous les coups d’...
Postdoctoral fellow at the EPHE in the GSRL (Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités, UMR 8582)
Zohra Aziadé Zemirli
Post-doctoral fellow in law, Centre Population et Développement (CEPED; IRD/University of Paris)
Almudena Soler Sánchez
Ph.D. candidate in Inter-Religious Dialogue at Loyola University’s Faculty of Theology in Granada
Director of the St. Augustine College of Dakar, Senegal, Institute of Philosophy and Theology
PhD Researcher at the Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research (Italy)
Jurist and Reserach coordinator
Faculty Member, Department of Political Science, Luiss University of Rome
Pietro Lorenzo Maggioni
Lecturer in theology of religions and ecumenism
PhD candidate in fundamental theology at Paris Catholic Institute
John L. Esposito
Professor of Religion & International Affairs and Islamic Studies
Expert in Islamic studies and comparative Abrahamic religions
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
Mallory Schneuwly Purdie
Researcher in sociology of Muslim practices
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)
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
Professor of Political Science and Crown Chair in Middle East Studies
Professor in dogmatic theology
Director of the Claver Association, Jesuit Service for Migrants in Spain
Roberta Collu Moran
Anthropologist, documentary filmmaker
Jaime Flaquer Garcia
Professor of Interreligious Dialogue, Theology of Religions and Islam Studies
José Luis Llaquet de Entrambasaguas
Doctor in law and associate professor
Pablo López Chaves
Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Contemporary History Department
Professor of Fundamental Theology and Religious Studies at the Faculty of Catholic Theology in Innsbruck
Doctor habilitated to direct research in political sciences, professor of sociology of religions and Islam studies
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...
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...
Muslim as ‘Other’ in former Yugoslavia
Balkan Islam, and in particular that of the former Yugoslavia, is plural because of its ethnic diversity. However, the collective perception does not see it that way, due to a double homogenisation (histori...
The legal status of non-Muslims in Algeria. The example of evangelicals and Ahmadis.
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 other in Islamic civilization: from the immanence of cultures to divine transcendence
Lecture given at the 3rd International Congress of Pluriel on the theme “Islam and Otherness”, on 24 May 2022, at Saint Joseph University in Beirut. Read abstract on the French tab.
Islamic Hermeneutics of Nonviolence: Key Concepts and Methodological Steps
The article traces the key concepts and methodological steps that make an Islamic theology of nonviolence plausible. It offers the tools for a critical reading of classical texts, “sacred” history, and glob...
Understanding freedom of religion around the Mediterranean
How to manage religious plurality? Three researchers from our network look back at the history of the northern, eastern and southern shores of the Mediterranean to understand the diversity of legal regimes ...
The secular movement in Lebanon 2006-2019
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...
The Question of Otherness in Classical Islam | Respondents
Following the lecture: “The question of Otherness in Classical Islam” given by Raja SAKRANI, three members of the scientific committee of the PLURIEL network give answers according to the three ...
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...
Bachelor in comparative theology of religions
Dealing with religions and their claims to truth is more urgent today than ever. A peaceful coexistence of the religions will only become a reality if the religions are taken seriously in their validity cla...
University degree ‘Religions and Medias’
The role of the media is not only to report the news, but rather to help form and direct public opinion, create issues, communicate and dialogue between individuals, groups and peoples. This training comes ...
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,...
Canonical Licence in Theology, specialising in Religions, Dialogue and Mission
This course of study aims to provide the basis for applied theological research, the foundations and tools for theological reflection on mission, religions and dialogue, with a first experience of the encou...
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...