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
“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 …]
It is our pleasure to introduce to you our first published volume "The Concept of Freedom in Judaism, Christianity and Islam" of the book series Key Concept in Interreligious Discourses (KCID) at de Gruyters.
This volume series investigates the roots of the concept of freedom in Judaism, Christia...
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...
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”
February, We 12th - F...
Johann Wolfgang Goethe concisely summarizes the view on tolerance, which I am going to present briefly to you, in an aphorism: „Toleranz sollte nur eine vorübergehende Gesinnung sein: sie muss zur Anerkennung führen. Dulden heißt beleidigen.“ (Tolerance should only be a temporary attit...
Key Concepts in Interreligious Discourses: The Concept of History and the Concept of Time in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, December 12 - 14, 2018
1. The Concept of History
1.1 The Concept of History in Judaism (Prof. Dr. em. Karl E. Grözinger)
It is possible to think of Judaism as fundamenta...
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.