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Vebjørn L. Horsfjord

after the organisation was established in 1948. In the mid 1950s a “sub-unit” for interreligious dialogue was created alongside a study programme called “The Word of God and the Living Faiths of Men” ( Pratt 2009 : 21). A 1966 conference of church representatives was understood by wcc itself as the

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Vebjørn L. Horsfjord

point recognises that “all human beings have the right to the preservation of life, religion, property, intellect, and dignity”. The universalising formulation is followed by a sentence that narrows interest to the obligations put on those more directly involved in the encounter: “No Muslim or Christian

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Vebjørn L. Horsfjord

selective and situatively [sic] motivated, if not to say opportunistic, revisionist reading, while totally neglecting to provide a coherent hermeneutics” ( Richter-Bernburg 2008 : 2). He points out that acw (on page 2) acknowledges al-Tabari’s tafsir as authoritative and goes on to show that this very

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Mark D. Johnston

1.1 Introduction For any modern scholar of Ramon Llull’s life and work, one of the most vexing impediments to studying his career is the very incomplete biographical information available about him, a disparity especially exasperating in the case of an author so prolific and so long-lived. For

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Jakob Wirén

the religious Other. For instance, we could ask: is a certain interpretation of the shari‘a presupposed as part of living a morally good life? Would the kind of ethics endorsed be genuinely Islamic in character? In Rahman’s thinking, this is clearly not the case. The ethics he relates to taqwa is

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Jakob Wirén

2.1 Introduction ‘Rethinking Heaven’ was the title of a cover story in an issue of Time a few years ago. 1 The article claims that there has been a recent turn in Christian theology to the view that eschatology can no longer be separated from this world or this life. Moreover, this turn is

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Mònica Colominas Aparicio

objection is based on ethical grounds. He is convinced that polemics not only hamper the quest for knowledge but that the polemicist also denies his adversary’s right to speak before they even have a chance to do so. Foucault implicitly suggests that polemics are remnants of past practices that “Men Living

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Jakob Wirén

earthly life and on the eschatological future of creation. But death is one of the few certainties of human existence. It is a common feature of human beings—indeed, of all living things. But that does not necessarily make it a common human experience . As a matter of fact, we do not have any personal

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Jakob Wirén

interfaith dialogue and more on what he calls inter-hope dialogue. According to Kelly, [a] new openness or sympathy comes into play when the encounter between different faiths and spiritualities is set within a horizon of hope and its expectation of an ultimate communion in eternal life. 4 Cornille

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José Aragüés Aldaz

repeated again and again, the life of most Lullian stories begins and ends in a single discursive moment, which lends to them at times the sense of a fleeting, ephemeral construction. The creation of these stories thus seems to owe something to the combinatory skill established as the axis of Llull