"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.
The "Haus der Religionen" (House of Religions) in Bern is inviting to the conference of interfaith projects and buildings in Bern. In scope of this event, which was first introduced by the House of One back in 2020, representants of various interfaith projects will come together to connect and work on a better exchange and network amongst each other.
Für Menschen, die wegen ihres Glaubens verfolgt werden, wird nach christlicher Tradition am sechsten Sonntag vor Ostern gebetet. Dieses Jahr wollen wir das an der Seite von Bischof Christian Stäblein (Evangelische Kirche EKBO) gemeinsam mit muslimischen und jüdischen Gläubigen tun.St. Marienkirche