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The Concept of History and the Concept of Time

The Concept of History and The Concept of Time in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

On December 12th-14th the Chair of Oriental Philology and Islamic Studies at the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg  conducted the conference “The Concept of History, and the Concept of Time, in Judaism, Christianity and Islam”.

Program and Speakers

 

1)The Concept of History in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

1.1 The Concept of History in Judaism

Prof. Dr. em. Karl E. Grözinger
Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies
University of Potsdam

1.2 The Concept of History in Christianity

Prof. Dr. Christoph Böttigheimer
Professor of Fundamental Theology
Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

1.3 The Concept of History in Islam

Prof. Dr. Mona Hassan
Associate Professor of Islamic Studies & History and International Comparative Studies and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies
Duke University

2) The Concept of Time in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

2.1 The Concept of Time in Judaism

Sylvie Anne Goldberg
Head of the Jewish Studies
Centre de Recherches Historiques (CRH)
École des hautes études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
Paris

2.2 The Concept of Time in Christianity

Prof. Alan G. Padgett
Professor of Systematic Theology
Luther Seminary (St. Paul, Minnesota)

2.3 The Concept of Time in Islam

Assoc. Professor Sajjad Rizvi
Associate Professor of Islamic Intellectual History and Islamic Studies

University of Exeter

3)Ceremonial Act

In a Ceremonial Act we celebrated the new cooperation between the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg and the Sheikh Nahyan Center of the University of Balamand (Lebanon). Prof. Dr. Stefan Schreiner gave a lecture about the importance of interreligious dialogue in German language