What Christianity can learn from Islam
A plea for a rapprochement in a time of speechlessness. Panel Discussion with the Theologian Ralf K. Wüstenberg and Imam Osman Örs
More than half of Germans feel threatened by Islam, according to a survey by the Bertelsmann Stiftung in 2015. "Islam is being instrumentalized to a great extent," says the theologian Ralf K. Wüstenberg, who taught at Cambridge's Muslim College for two years. "Islamist terror, however, has nothing to do with Islam". The society should concern itself with the contents of this religion in order to be able to look behind the facade. Wüstenberg suggests approaching Islam with curiosity and empathy.
In a conversation with Osman Örs, Imam of the House of One, Wüstenberg wants to broaden the view to the youngest of the Abrahamitic religions. The discussion will be moderated by Esther Hirsch, Jewish cantor of the House of One.
Where? Pavilion of the House of One on Petriplatz, Berlin-Mitte
When? Thursday, 18. October 2018, 7 p.m.
Ralf Karolus Wüstenberg, born 1965, is Professor of Protestant Theology at the European University of Flensburg. His book "Islam ist Hingabe - Eine Entdeckungsreise in das Innere einer Religion" was published in 2016 (Gütersloher Verlagshaus).
Von der christlichen Kirche zum Drei-Religionen-Haus: Die Archäologin Claudia Melisch präsentiert die derzeit noch freiliegenden Fundamente der zu DDR-Zeiten abgerissenen Petri-Kirche in Berlin Mitte.Ausgrabung am Petriplatz
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Article 4 of the Basic Law says:
"The freedom of faith, conscience and the freedom of religious and ideological confession are inviolable. The undisturbed practice of religion is guaranteed".