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2018

Retrospective: Congress 2018 “Islam and Belonging”:

Retrospective on the Second International Congress of PLURIEL that has been held at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Roma, in June 2018, on the theme “Islam and Belonging”.

Excerpts of conferences, workshops, testimonies of researchers and students.

Retour sur le deuxième congrès international de PLURIEL qui s’est tenu à l’Université pontificale grégorienne à Rome en juin 2018 sur le thème “Islam et appartenances”.

Extraits de conférences et ateliers, témoignages de chercheurs et étudiants.

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videos

Protestantism and Islam

How did Martin Luther and John Calvin view Islam? How have Protestant theologians contributed to research on Islam? Pierre-Olivier Léchot, professor of modern history at the Protestant Institute of...

article

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,...

videos

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...

videos

Does the pandemic affect radicalisation?

Collaboration between Canadian and French researchers in the framework of the Centre Jacques Cartier talks, promoting partnerships between the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and Quebec.

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Environmentalism and sustainability as an expression of Islamic moral orientation

Abstract : The essay emphasizes cultural specificities, starting with the terminology currently used to describe sustainability, and investigates the lack of homogeneity of the semantic fields bel...

article

Corresponding across Religious Borders: The Letter of al-Qūṭī

Summary : This article provides an introduction to the Letter of al-Qūṭī, a short anti-Islamic polemic in Arabic purportedly written by an unknown priest active in Toledo in the mid-1...

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Lavigerie and Islam, an ambiguous legacy

In a recent article on the contribution of the White Fathers to the renewal of Catholic attitudes towards Islam, Rémi Caucanas rightly notes that their founder’s legacy “was not without ambiguity”...

publication

Discourses and strategies of otherness: Crossed perspectives and analyses

Summary: The interest of discourse analysis is to highlight the articulations of texts and social locations (Maingueneau, 2012). Questioning the functioning of these formations and the conditions o...

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Religious radicalization. Process of a controversial concept

Introduction : I would like to seize the opportunity of my first participation to the Mediterranean website to raise the issue of radicalisation as a concept, which has permeated the political a...

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Protestantism and Islam

    Auteur(s) :

  • Pierre-Olivier Léchot

How did Martin Luther and John Calvin view Islam? How have Protestant theologians contributed to research on Islam? Pierre-Olivier Léchot, professor of modern history at the Protestant Institute of...

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Corresponding across Religious Borders: The Letter of al-Qūṭī

    Auteur(s) :

  • Diego Sarrió Cucarella

Summary : This article provides an introduction to the Letter of al-Qūṭī, a short anti-Islamic polemic in Arabic purportedly written by an unknown priest active in Toledo in the mid-1...

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Lavigerie and Islam, an ambiguous legacy

    Auteur(s) :

  • Diego Sarrió Cucarella

In a recent article on the contribution of the White Fathers to the renewal of Catholic attitudes towards Islam, Rémi Caucanas rightly notes that their founder’s legacy “was not without ambiguity”...

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Blessed Ramon Llull: the character and his relationship with Islam

    Auteur(s) :

  • Diego Sarrió Cucarella

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‘Inimitable’ Koran ?

    Auteur(s) :

  • Tobias Specker

Interview with Pr. Tobias Specker, professor of Catholic Theology in the light of Islam at Sankt Georgen Graduate school of Philosophy and Theology, Frankfurt, Germany, about his book : Gottes Wort...

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God’s Word and Human Language Christian theology of revelation and Islamic positions on the inimitability of the Koran

    Auteur(s) :

  • Tobias Specker

God’s Word is at the centre of both the Christian and Islamic faiths. Revelation and language are thus closely related in both religions. Tobias Specker brings Islamic and Christian theology,...

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Rethinking the Muslim-Christian living together in Lebanon / Amin Elias

    Auteur(s) :

  • Amin Elias

On the eve of the first centenary of the proclamation of the State of Greater Lebanon (September 1, 1920), this intervention proposes to expose and analyse the position of Muslims in Lebanon toward...

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The view of Lebanese Islam on the other: what specificity?

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Christian approaches to Islam: tensions, displacement, issues

    Auteur(s) :

  • Michel Younès

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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Islamic and christian spiritualities in Spain: influences, similarities, and parallels

    Auteur(s) :

  • Francisco de Borja Medina Rojas

Author : Francisco de Borja Medina Rojas Resource related to the group "Islam and society in contemporary Spain" Abstract : Two cultures, the Islamic and the Chris- tian, that, at first sigh...