The Chair – ‘The Church in the Context of Islam’ Foundation aims at the development of a Christian theology in the context of Islam. The Chair’s main question is how the Christian community can relate to a multireligious society, specifically to Islam.
The current research project of the Chair is the project Inclusion versus exclusion: searching for Biblical Inspiration. Every society or religious community knows mechanisms of in- and exclusion; this is inherent to the existence of these communities. The Church is no exception to this. What is more, the tension between in- and exclusion is even present in the core-texts of the Christian tradition: the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.