"Wie hältst du's mit dem Tod?"Beerdigungsrituale im Christentum und Islam
Our Imam Osman Örs talks together with Dr. Andreas Goetze, pastor for the interreligious dialogue of the EKBO, in Neuruppin about Muslim and Christian care of the dying and funeral rituals.
What comes after death? What support do Christian and Islamic traditions offer in the face of death? How can one accompany the dying well?
Every religion says goodbye to its dead in a different way. Christians often lay out the bodies of the deceased for a few days to say goodbye before they are buried or cremated. For Muslims, this is an unusually long period. If possible, they bury their deceased already after hours, wrapped only in cloths and face towards Mecca.
This evening will be about such traditions and rituals, their roots and development, as well as questions about the understanding of the transition from life to death in both religions.
Johannes der Täufer ist ein interessanter Heiliger. Neben Jesus und Maria ist er der einzige christliche Heilige, an dessen Geburtstag erinnert wird. Die St.Petri-St.Mariengemeinde feiert dazu einen Videogottesdienst über ihren YouTube-Kanal. Worum es an diesem Tag geht, lesen Sie hier.
Jews, Christians and Muslims of the House of One wholeheartedly follow the global call for prayer on May 14 at 2 p.m. of the "Higher Committee on human fraternity" (HCHF). This call is to create solidarity and togetherness across all borders. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown just how vulnerable humans are. We are connected around the world through this shared experience, tragically an experience of suffering.
After more than ten years of intensive discussion, idea development and planning, the time for the groundbreaking ceremony should have come but due to the Corona crisis the event has been cancelled. This important step towards the structural completion of the multi-religious peace project is postponed.