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The Concept of Violence and the Concept of Just War

From September 18th – 20th 2019 the Chair for Oriental Philology and Islamic Studies at the FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg conducted the Conference “The Concept of Violence and the Concept of Just War in Judaism, Christianity and Islam”. The conference was supported by the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) and the Dr. German Schweiger Foundation

 

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

1.1 The Concept of Violence in Judaism

Prof. Dr. Reuven Firestone

Regenstein Professor in Medieval Judaism
and Islam
Hebrew Union College – Jewish Insitute of Religion Los Angeles

 

1.2 The Concept of Violence in Christianity

Prof. Dr. Rubén Rosario Rodríguez

Systematic Theology Center for International Studies Saint Louis University

 

1.3 The Concept of Violence in Islam

Prof. Dr. Patrice Brodeur

Institute of Religious Studies University of Montreal

 

2. The Concept of Just War in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

2.1 The Concept of Just War in Judaism

Rabbi Daniel Polish, Ph.D.

Spiritual Leader of the Congregation Shir Chadash New York

 

2.2 The Concept of Just War in Christianity

Prof. Dr. Heinz-Gerhard Justenhoven

Direktor des Instituts für Theologie und Frieden Hamburg

 

2.3 The Concept of Just War in Islam

Prof. Dr. Suleiman Ali Mourad

Professor of Religion Smith College Northampton (MA)

 

3. Public Panel Discussion (German)

 Thema: Religionen: Brand- oder Friedensstifter?Konfliktpotentiale in Judentum,Christentum und Islam

 

TeilnehmerInnen

Prof. Dr. Matthias Riedl
Central European University, Budapest

Prof. Dr. Heinz-Gerhard Justenhoven

Direktor des Instituts für Theologie und Frieden, Hamburg

Prof. em. Dr. Jürgen Gebhardt

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg