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RGKW (Religion-Gewalt-Kommunikation-Weltordnung) is an interdisciplinary centre of research based at the Faculty of Catholic Theology (Innsbruck). It conducts fundamental research in the field of religion-communication-violence-world order and particularly focusses on the relevance of revelation and (ecclesiastical) practice today in communication with other religions and “Weltanschauungen” in a plural society. Guided by a common topic (since 2014: Pope Francis and his reform process) the members of the group contribute from their respective main research areas.
Two main approaches:
Concerning Islam there are currently the following areas of research within RGKW:
University Professor of Catechesis/Religious Education and Didactics at the Catholic Theological Faculty of the University of Innsbruck
Professor of social ethics, honorary dean of the faculty of catholic theology - Universität Innsbruck.
Professor of Fundamental Theology and Religious Studies at the Faculty of Catholic Theology in Innsbruck
Professor of Systematic Theology - Universität Innsbruck.
A comparative study of Talal Asad's and Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na-im's discussions of Muslims and their (non-)belonging in the secular-liberal state
Conference of Michaela NEULINGER during the second international Congress of PLURIEL in Rome. In contemporary times, the principle “citizenship” is defended as an inclusive concept uniting people in religio...
Panel: 5 years of the “Document on the Fraternity of All People”: Opportunities, limits and perspectives for a religiously plural world
Wednesday, 10 January 2024 , 18:30-20:00, House of Encounter / Innsbruck On 4 February 2019, Grand Imam Al-Tayyeb and Pope Francis adopted the "Document on the Fraternity of All People". This is c...
Innsbruck / Michaela Quast-Neulinger appointed full professor in fundamental theology and religious studies
Pluriel congratulates Michaela Quast-Neulinger on her new professorship. Michaela has been very involved in the development of our platform since its inception and is a member of the coordination c...