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2019

“Abu Dhabi Declaration”, Theological UFO

In February 2019, Pope Francis visited Abu Dhabi, in the Arabian Peninsula. On this occasion, he signed a “Joint Declaration on Human Fraternity” with one of the highest Muslim dignitaries, Sheikh Al-Tayeb, Grand Imam of the Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo. Fabien Hünenberger and Gabrielle Desarzens (RTS) asked Michel Younès, director of the Center for Studies of Cultures and Religions (CECr) at the Catholic University of Lyon, and Mohamed Bajrafil, linguist, theologian and imam at the Mosque of Ivry-sur -Seine, to comment the declaration.

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In brief: the PLURIEL congress in Lebanon

3rd international congress of the PLURIEL network, on the theme "Islam and Otherness", from 23 to 27 May 2022 in Beirut. In partnership with Saint Joseph University of Beirut and La Sagesse Univers...

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Al-Ash’arî, what place does still hold the authority of the theologians?

Conference « Religious Authority in Islam », organised by the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions and the Research Unit of the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy), on 18 and 19 November 2...

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Fundamental and applied Islamology

Lecture given on 14 October 2021 at the Catholic University of Lyon during the conference « Radicalisation leading to violence in the name of Islam, Epistemological, methodological and ethical appr...

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Christian approaches to Islam: tensions, displacement, issues

More and more Christians are questioning the reality of Islam and the place of a religion that appeared after the advent of Christ, confessed as the ultimate manifestation of God to the world. But ...

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Who is an authority in Islam in Switzerland and France?

Elements of answers to a question studied by the research group on the theme "Authority and regulation in Islam" of the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions (CECR, UCLy) The question i...

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Christianity and Islam: theologians in dialogue

Cahiers de la Revue théologique de Louvain N°45 co-edited by Michel Younès and André Wénin. This book initiates a dialogue between Christian and Muslim theologians on how the former view Islam and ...

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Authority and Regulation in Islam – Research group in Lyon

Presentation of the research group on "Authority and Regulation in Islam" of the Centre for Cultural and Religious Studies (CECR, UCLy) with Michel Younès, Erwin Tanner and Haoues Seniguer. The gr...

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Islam and Belonging. Proceedings of the PLURIEL 2nd International Congress

After its first international congress in Lyon from 6 to 9 September 2016 on the theme “Islam in the Plural: Faith, Thought, Society”[1], the current study brings together the proceedin...

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When Religion Invites Itself into Business: Tools for Management

How to approach the different facets of the religious when it arises in the field of the enterprise? What role can the common law or rule have? What help can good practices in this area bring, with...

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  • Alberto Fabio Ambrosio

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  • Rémi Caucanas

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  • Emmanuel Pisani

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Islam and the Salvation of non- Muslims: The Qur’anic Perspective

    Auteur(s) :

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