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The Why and How of a New Theology of Religion in Islam
The question of salvation
The perception of the other and the perception of the self
This lecture is part of the PLURIEL webinar ‘Islam & Otherness’ that took place on April 13rd, 2021.
Le pourquoi et le comment d’une nouvelle théologie des religions en islam
La question du salut
La perception de l’autre et la perception de soi
Conférence donnée dans le cadre du webinaire « Islam et altérité – Focus Liban » qui s’est tenu le 13 avril 2021.
سبب إجراء دراسات دينية جديدة في الإسلام وطريقتها
تصوّر الآخر والتصوّر الذاتي
أُلقيت هذه المحاضرة في إطار الحلقة الدراسية الشبكية بعنوان الإسلام والغيريّة“” التي عُقدت في 13 نيسان/ أبريل 2021.
Unity of God and unity in God – a possible perspective and way of dialogue between the believers?
A shῑ‘ῑ perspective of dialogue developed by D. Mohammad Ali Shomali. Talking about unity between believers and calling them to act upon it is not new in Islam. The Qur’ān and the early history o...
The Quran of Historians
How is historical research on the Qur'an received in the Muslim world? What do we know about the historical figure of Muhammad? Interview with Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi, co-director of the “Qur'an o...
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...
Otherness And Spatial Dimension In The Arabic Language And Culture
Etymologically, the noun âkhar from the verb âkhara, rather draws the action of postponing, أَخَّرَ العَمَلَ, or temporarily deprogramming an action. al-âkhar on some other hand does not establish ...
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,...
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...
Authority according to the Qur’an and the authority of the Qur’an: from model to realisation
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...
Violence and Jihad in Islam: From the War of Words to the Clashes of Definitions
This article explores the phenomena of violence and jihad in three parts: their emergence and trajectory in the Qur’anic text, their meanings, and their entanglement with the religious cause. The o...
‘Inimitable’ Koran ?
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...
The sealing of prophethood in Islam
The notion of khatm al-nubuwwa, as the end of prophethood, has emerged as a fundamental theological doctrine in Islam. From the death of Muḥammad in 632, it was at the heart of multiple controversi...