Emmanuel Pisani, « Religionsfreiheit und islamische Staaten. Die Verquickung von Theologie und Politik » in Concilium, Oktober 2016, pages 436‒447.
Emmanuel Pisani, « Der islamische Humanismus — Denkanstösse von Abū Ḥāmid al–Ġazālī », Cibedo 2 (2014), p. 60–66.
Member of IDEO, PhD student at the University of Lyon III
icon-calendar November 12, 2013
For Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī, the non-Muslim is not outside the boundaries of humanity, as it has sometimes been hastily claimed. They still are inhabited by the divine breath and maintain an incomparable dignity, even if it is only by their ability to become Muslim. However, where Ghazālī shows his originality, is especially with the many duties that a Muslim must undertake with regard to his/her neighbors (i.e. solidarity, service), never distinguishing Muslim neighbors from others.
Emmanuel Pisani is French and splits his time between Montpellier and Paris.
He is the chief editor of MIDEO and director of the Institute for Sciences and Theologies of religions at the Catholic Institute of Paris.
He defended his PhD in Philosophy and a Canonical doctorate in Theology under the supervision of Geneviève Gobillot and Michel Younès on Abū Ḥāmid al-Ġazālī’s thought on unorthodox and non Muslim believers. Continue reading Emmanuel Pisani, O.P.