Synthesis of the second International Congrès of PLURIEL in Rome, by Laurent BASANÈSE, director of the Gregorian Center for Inter-religious Studies
Synthèse du deuxième congrès international de PLURIEL à Rome, juin 2018, par Laurent BASANÈSE, directeur du Centre d’études inter-religieuses de l’Université Pontificale Grégorienne
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 ...
Religious minorities in France
Edited by Anne-Laure Zwilling This unique book, bringing together nearly 80 sociologists, ethnologists, anthropologists, historian, wants to allow a better knowledge of the religious groups present...
Islamic and christian spiritualities in Spain: influences, similarities, and parallels
Original title : Espiritualidad islámica y cristiana en España: influjos, semejanzas y paralelos Abstract : Two cultures, the Islamic and the Chris- tian, that, at first sight seem antagoni...
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...
Innovative social work practices by Islamic grassroots organizations in Switzerland
In Switzerland, specific issues related to Muslims have recently emerged in public debates. In addition to the question of radicalization, Muslim migrant populations are affected by social problems...
A Response to Public Discourse? Intracultural Islamic Social Work in a Plural Society
As the public discourse on Islam is strongly influenced by the issue of radicalisation, the topic of prevention is gaining in importance and legitimacy. While the Swiss welfare state leaves little ...
Prophetess – Virgin – Mother. Mary in the Koran
Mary – Bridge Figure between Christianity and Islam An entire sura bears her name. She is the only woman the Koran mentions by name – more often than Muhammad or Jesus. Until today, the...
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 heal...
Violence in Early Islam. Religious Narratives, the Arab Conquests and the Canonization of Jihad
Presentation: The concept of jihad holds a prominent place in Islamic thought and history. Beyond its spiritual meanings, the term has historically been associated with the sweeping Arab-Believers ...
The Khatim an-Nabiyyin (The Seal of the Prophets) and Its Inclusive Abrahamic Perspective: Muhammad and ‘Isa ibn Maryam in Dialogue
Abstract “Muhammad is not the father of any one of your men; he is God’s messenger and the Seal of the Prophets: God knows everything.” (33:40). The deconstruction of the concept of “the Seal of...