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2020

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 is divided into three parts:

  • “Who is an authority in Islam in Switzerland?” by Erwin Tanner
  • “Who is an authority in Islam in France?” by Michel Younès
  • “Who is an authority in Islamist circles in France?” by Haoues Seniguer

The group brings together 15 researchers from various universities and disciplines.

Éléments de réponses à une question étudiée par le groupe de recherche sur le thème “Autorité et régulation en islam” du Centre d’études des cultures et des religions (CECR, UCLy)

La question est déclinée selon les trois éléments suivants :

  • “Qui fait figure d’autorité en islam en Suisse ?”, par Erwin Tanner
  • “Qui fait figure d’autorité en islam en France ?”, par Michel Younès
  • “Qui fait figure d’autorité dans les milieux islamistes en France ?”, par Haoues Seniguer

Le groupe regroupe 15 chercheurs de diverses universités et disciplines.

Resource of the author(s) on PLURIEL Website

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Exploring Islamic Social Work. Between Community and the Common Good

This open access book addresses, for the first time, Islamic social work as an emerging concept at the interface of Islamic thought and social sciences. Applying a multidisciplinary approach it exp...

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The document on human fraternity: an interdisciplinary reflection

The volume, published in the series “Interreligious and Intercultural Investigations” (No. 14), brings together contributions from ten international scholars on the Document on Human Fr...

videos

The other in Islamic civilization: from the immanence of cultures to divine transcendence

Lecture given at the 3rd International Congress of Pluriel on the theme "Islam and Otherness", on 24 May 2022, at Saint Joseph University in Beirut. Read abstract on the French tab.

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...

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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.

article

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...

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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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  • Pierre-Olivier Léchot

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Islamic Hermeneutics of Nonviolence: Key Concepts and Methodological Steps

    Auteur(s) :

  • Adnane Mokrani

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Understanding freedom of religion around the Mediterranean

    Auteur(s) :

  • Alessandro Ferrari
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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...

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Does the pandemic affect radicalisation?

    Auteur(s) :

  • Patrice Brodeur

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Environmentalism and sustainability as an expression of Islamic moral orientation

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  • Ida Zilio-Grandi

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  • Diego Sarrió Cucarella

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