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

Salim Daccache, Rector of Saint Joseph University since 2012. Doctor of Letters and Philosophy and in Educational Sciences.

Argument: How does Lebanese Islam look at the other, the Christian, its counterpart in living together nowadays? In this brief reflection, taking into account the varied discourse of Sunni and Shiite Islam, even Druze (1) to identify some data on the image of the other at the level of education, (2) to present some points of view of contemporary thinkers, (3) to underline the positive points of this multiple discourse as well as its limits. In the end, what makes the Lebanese Muslim perspective on the other specific?

This lecture is part of the PLURIEL webinar ‘Islam & Otherness’ that took place on April 13rd, 2021.

Salim Daccache, Recteur de l’Université Saint Joseph depuis 2012. Docteur en Lettres et Philosophie et en Sciences de l’éducation

Argument : Quel est le regard que porte de nos jours l’Islam libanais sur l’autre, le chrétien, son homologue dans le vivre-ensemble ?
Il y a lieu dans cette brève réflexion, en tenant compte du discours varié de l’Islam sunnite et chiite, même druze (1) à identifier quelques données sur l’image de l’autre au niveau de l’éducation, (2) à exposer quelques points de vue de penseurs contemporains, (3) à souligner les points positifs de ce discours multiple ainsi que ses limites. En finale, qu’est ce qui fait la spécificité du regard musulman libanais sur l’autre?

Conférence donnée dans le cadre du webinaire « Islam et altérité – Focus Liban » qui s’est tenu le 13 avril 2021.

سليم دكاش، رئيس جامعة القديس يوسف منذ العام 2012. دكتور في الآداب والفلسفة وعلوم التعليم.

السؤال الجدلي: ما هي نظرة الإسلام اللبناني اليوم إلى الآخر، أي إلى المسيحي، نظيره في العيش المشترك؟
يجدر بنا في هذه الدراسة الموجزة أولًا كشف بعض المعلومات حول صورة الآخر على صعيد التّعليم، وثانيًا عرض بعض وجهات نظر المفكّرين المعاصرين، وثالثًا، إبراز النقاط الإيجابيّة لهذا الخطاب المتعدّد، بالإضافة إلى التشديد على حدوده، وفي النّهاية ما الذي يجعل من نظرة المسلم اللبناني إلى الآخر أمرًا خاصًّا؟ مع الأخذ بالاعتبار التّباين في الخطاب بين الإسلام السنّي، والشيعي وحتى الدرزي.

أُلقيت هذه المحاضرة في إطار الحلقة الدراسية الشبكية بعنوان الإسلام والغيريّة التي عُقدت في 13 نيسان/ أبريل 2021.

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