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Diverse Cultural and Religious Ways of Thinking. A Dialogue

Dialogue des rationalités culturelles et religieuses

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Published on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by João Fernandes

Summary

Our world is made up of a great variety of cultural and religious traditions. The question is, how can they enter into dialogue when they each have a unique view of reality and a distinct way of thinking? Scholars and political figures have wrestled with this question, which is critical in our globalized world. Productive dialogue is compromised when people of different cultures come together in a spirit of confrontation brought on by differences in worldview. Such confrontational attitudes seem to be increasing at a rapid and alarming rate. This Conference is based on the premise that cultural and religious differences, with their distinct and sometimes implacable features, are not in themselves barriers to genuine dialogue. Rather, they are seen as assets that can enable us as human beings to gain a more accurate understanding of ourselves and  others and thereby form a common vision for human society.

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Our world is made up of a great variety of cultural and religious traditions. The question is, how can they enter into dialogue when they each have a unique view of reality and a distinct way of thinking?

Scholars and political figures have wrestled with this question, which is critical in our globalized world. Productive dialogue is compromised when people of different cultures come together in a spirit of confrontation brought on by differences in worldview. Such confrontational attitudes seem to be increasing at a rapid and alarming rate. This Conference is based on the premise that cultural and religious differences, with their distinct and sometimes implacable features, are not in themselves barriers to genuine dialogue. Rather, they are seen as assets that can enable us as human beings to gain a more accurate understanding of ourselves and  others and thereby form a common vision for human society.

An interdisciplinary and multicultural approach

To confirm the validity of this premise the Conference is taking an interdisciplinary approach, incorporating the humanities, social and religious sciences, art and theology, as well as a multicultural approach that takes into account the unique philosophies of different societies and religions.

Thematic Outline of the Conference

The Conference will proceed in five stages:

1. Define the concept of "cultural or religious way of thinking"

2. The dialogue as a work between diverse processes of reasoning

3. Ground realities of the encounter of different ways of thinking 

4. Evaluating the concepts of truth and universality

5. Estimating the benefit for society and theology

Program

Monday 27 June 2016

14h00 - 17h00  Registration

17h00     Welcome

17h30     Opening Session

20h00     Opening Cocktail 

Tuesday 28 June 2016

9h30      1st Plenary Session: Define the concept of "cultural or religious way of thinking"

  • Jean-Jacques Wunenburger, professeur, enseignant-chercheur, Université Jean Moulin/Lyon
  • Huang Po Ho, professor & Vice president at Chang Jung Christian University (Taipei, Taïwan)
  • Jean-Louis Souletie, Professeur, enseignant-chercheur, Institut Catholique de Paris

12h00     Round-tables (1), Shanghaï Sacred, BEST

13h30     Lunch

15h00     Round-tables (2), Shanghaï Sacred

17h00     2nd Plenary Session: The dialogue as a work between diverse processes of reasoning

  • Albertine Tshibilondi Ngoyi (République démocratique du Congo; professeure, docteure en philosophie à l’Université Catholique de Louvain (Louvain-La-Neuve) Belgique)
  • Anne Banny, professeur, enseignant-chercheur, doyenne de la Faculté des Lettres, Institut Catholique de Paris
  • Benoît Vermander, professeur de sciences religieuses, faculté de Philosophie de l’université Fudan, Shanghai , République populaire de Chine

19h00      Free evening 

Wenesday 29 June 2016

9h30       3rd Plenary Session: Ground realities of the encounter of different ways of thinking

  • Romain Bertrand, Directeur de recherche à la Fondation nationale des sciences politiques, Paris
  • Carlos Mendoza-Alvarez, professeur, université ibéro-américaine (Mexico), président de l’Union des Institutions de théologie catholique à Mexico, Mexique
  •  Solange Lefebvre, professeur, Titulaire de la Chaire en gestion de la diversité culturelle et religieuse, Université de Montréal, Canada

12h00     Round-tables (3), Shanghaï Sacred

13h30     Lunch

15h00     4th Plenary Session: Evaluating the concepts of truth and universality

  • Abdelali Elamrani-Jamal, enseignant-chercheur en philosophie arabe, CNRS/Paris
  • François Bousquet, professeur honoraire, Institut Catholique de Paris
  • Olivier Abel, philosophe, professeur de philosophie et d'éthique, Faculté de théologie protestante de Montpellier

17h30     Cultural Visite Proposal

20h00     Parisian dinner, on reservation 

Thursday 30 June 2016

9h00      5th Plenary Session: Estimating the benefit for society and theology

  • Alon Goshen-Gottstein, docteur, directeur de l'Institut interreligieux Elie, Jérusalem, Israël
  • Felix Wilfred, Professeur, Directeur du département d’études du christianisme, Université de Madras, Inde

11h00     Conclusions

13h30     Drinks and Appetizers - Congress En 

Scientific Committee

  • Olivier Abel, Paris, France
  • Maria-Clara Bingemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Bernard Bourdin, Paris, France
  • Catherine Cornille, Boston, USA
  • Anne Douaire-Banny, Paris, France
  • Jérôme de Gramont, Paris, France
  • Bernard Heyberger, Paris, France
  • Norbert Hintersteiner, Münster, Germany
  • Vincent Holzer, Paris, France
  • Solange Lefebvre, Montréal, Canada
  • Danny Franklin Pilario, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Léonard Santedi, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Jean-Louis Souletie, Paris, France
  • Felix Wilfred, Madras, India
  • Editorial Committee of Review Concilium

Places

  • Institut Catholique de Paris - 19 rue d'Assas
    Paris, France (75006)

Date(s)

  • Monday, June 27, 2016
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
  • Thursday, June 30, 2016

Keywords

  • rationalités, religions, dialogue, société, paradigme

Contact(s)

  • Thierry-Marie Courau
    courriel : congrestheologicum2016 [at] icp [dot] fr

Information source

  • philippe keiser
    courriel : p [dot] keiser [at] icp [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Diverse Cultural and Religious Ways of Thinking. A Dialogue », Conference, symposium, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, https://calenda.org/359080

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