CAS - Interreligious Studies

Objectives
Study the issues at stake in interreligious dialogue and engagement through an interdisciplinary approach linking theory and practice
Understand the nature of the interreligious dialogue and engagement as well as its place in a local, national and international society
Understand past, present and future challenges of the interreligious dialogue and engagement as well as its place in a local, national and international global and plural society
Strengthen knowledge on the three Abrahamic religions: Christianity, Islam and Judaism
Become aware of an interdisciplinary approach in interfaith studies
Find constructive solutions linking theory of interreligious studies to practise of interreligious dialogue and engagement
Discover how the three religions respond to modern challenges
Audience
International audience
Religious leader, student and lay person, preferably from the three Abrahamic religions, with a suitable level of religious literacy and/or experience in the field of interreligious dialogue and engagement
Programme
Two learning components: a distance learning period (6 weeks) • an intensive residential 3-week-period of study, research and community life
The residential period includes 4 study modules:
Core Course on Judaism, Christianity and Islam • Thematic Workshops • Practical Interreligious Workshop • Interreligious Study Visits
Directors
Prof. Jean-Daniel MACCHI, Faculty of Theology, University of Geneva and Prof. Ioan SAUCA, Ecumenical Institute
Co-ordinator
Dagmar HELLER, Ecumenical Institute of Bossey
Diploma jointly awarded by the University of Geneva and the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey

1st edition

Duration
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10 ECTS credits
Blended learning

Application deadline
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Registration fee
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Information
Ecumenical Institute of Bossey
+41(0)22 960 73 00
bossey_admissions(at)wcc-coe.org

 

 
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