This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2017-2018 !
The concept of "(religious) law" and the methodology of comparative law applied to religions: Buddhism, Judaism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Islam.
Comparative Law as a tool for Religious Studies across selected themes: Sacred Punishment, Clergy, Public / Private, Personal Status, Women, Marriage, Justice, Governance, Apostasy, Death, State, Ecumenism, etc.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
The student will be able to measure the stakes of a comparison of religious Laws as a vehicle for understanding the diversity of religious traditions and as a contribution to interreligious dialogue.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled ¿Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit¿.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
The second part goes into detail on issues chosen by the students themselves (in international or comparative law). One or two invited speakers also come to analyse some topical issues.
Examples of themes to be chosen : Dialogue and radicalization - public initiative of interconvictionnel dialogue - Litigation and conflict resolution - Policy and legal regime of Faith Based Initiatives in USA etc
WILLAIME, J. P., Le retour du religieux dans la sphère publique, Vers une laïcité de reconnaissance et de dialogue, éd. Olivétan 2008, 112 pp.;
JOBIN, G., La Foi dans l'espace public. Un dialogue théologique avec la philosophie morale de Jean-Marc Ferry, Les Presses Universitaires de Laval, Québec, 2004
TIMMERMAN, Chr., SEGAERT, B., How to conquer the barriers to intercultural Dialogue, Bruxelles, Bern, Berlin, Peter Lang, Gods, Humans and Religions, vol. 5, 2004