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Welcome to our Research Unit “Key Concepts in Interreligious Discourses – KCID”

 

This project is provided for You by Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and The Sheikh Nahyan Center at Balamand University, Lebanon

 

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“Man is the enemy of that what he does not know” says an old Arabic wisdom.

This is precisely what the interdisciplinary research unit Key Concepts in Interreligious Discourses (KCID) [before: Kec Concepts in Interreligious Dialogue] seeks to counteract. The project offers an innovative approach for studying the development of the three interconnected monotheist religions Judaism, Christianity and Islam. With this aim in mind, KCID analyzes the history of ideas in each of these three religions, always taking into account the relationship of those ideas to one-another. KCID is thus intended to contribute to an intensive academic engagement with interreligious discourse in order to uncover mutually intelligible theoretical foundations and to increase understanding between the different religious communities in the here and now. [more …]

 

1) The Concept of Body in Judaism, Christianity and Islam 1.1 The Concept of Body in Judaism Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Veltri Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Religion; Director of the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Hamburg No video, report will be published 1.2 The Concep...

2019 June, We 26th – Fr 28th 2019: “The Concept of Body and the Concept of Soul in Judaism, Christianity and Islam” (in Eichstaett) September, We 18th – Fr 20th 2019: Fachtagung “The Concept of Violence and the Concept of Just War in Judaism, Christianity and Islam” 2020 February, We 12th -  F...

Interreligious dialogue and academic discourses should reach out for social media. Therefor KCID established its own channel on Youtube. For visiting this channel please click the Picture below.

Prof. Dr. Georges Tamer

Director
Oriental Philology and Islamic Studies
Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
georges.tamer@fau.de

Administration:
Ariadne Papageorgiou (M.A.)
Bismarckstraße 1
91054 Erlangen, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)9131 85-22443

Director in Eichstaett:
Prof. Dr. Christoph Böttigheimer
Lehrstuhl für Fundamentaltheologie
Ulmerhof 103
Eichstätt
Tel.: +49 8421 93 – 21418
E-Mail: christoph.boettigheimer@ku.de

Administration:
Edeltraud Halbig
Ulmer Hof 103A
Eichstätt
Tel.: +49 8421 93 – 23011
E-Mail: edeltraud.halbig@ku.de

Fabian Schmidmeier, M.A.

  • Organization: Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations
  • Working group: Chair of Oriental Studies
  • Address:
    Bismarckstraße 1
    Room A 305
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85 22504
  • Email: fabian.schmidmeier@fau.de
  • Website:
  • Office hours: nach Vereinbarung

Dr. Katja Thörner

  • Organization: Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations
  • Working group: Chair of Oriental Studies
  • Address:
    Bismarckstraße 1
    Room A 306
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85 23455
  • Email: katja.thoerner@fau.de
  • Office hours: nach Vereinbarung