‘You shall love the Lord your God … and you shall love your neighbour as yourself’. This double love command of Jesus Christ, as recorded in the Gospels, is the inspiration for a research project running in collaboration with the Royal Aal Al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Amman, Jordan. The project is the context for … Continue reading “Welcome to the Project for the Study of Love in Religion”
A lecture for ‘The Study of Love in Religion’ (sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation) Monday June 12 at 5.00 pm in Regent’s Park College, Oxford OX1 2LB Lecture by Rabbi Prof Naftali Rothenberg: Love Philosophy & Praxis in the Teachings of Rabbi Akiva Rabbi Akiva was one of the greatest sages of … Continue reading “Coming Soon: Lecture by Rabbi Prof Naftali Rothenberg on Monday 12 June”
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We are delighted to invite applications from current and prospective DPhil students at the University of Oxford for the Tim Collins Scholarship for the Study of Love in Religion. The closing date for applications is 6 May 2017. Further details can be found on the Scholarships section of this website.
We are delighted to announce that several of the papers given at our International Consultation ‘Love in Religion: The Cutting-Edge Issues’, which took place in November 2016 at Regent’s Park College, are now available on this website, in our ‘Resources’ section. These papers represent the insights of scholars from a range of religious traditions and … Continue reading “Papers given at the International Consultation ‘Love in Religion: The Cutting-Edge Issues’ now available online”
*Please note that this event has been moved from Tuesday 28 March to Monday 27 March.* We are delighted to announce that Prof. HRH Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad and Prof. Paul Fiddes will be both be speaking at an event to mark the launch of Prince Ghazi’s new book, A Thinking Person’s Guide to Islam: The Essence … Continue reading “Book launch and discussion at Waterstones, London – Piccadilly on 27 March, 7-8.30pm.”
The Project for the Study of Love in Religion is pleased to announce that the annotated bibliography of love in religion is now available online. To access it, please go to the ‘Resources’ section of this website. The annotated bibliography on love in religion provides up-to-date information on scholarship in this area. It focuses in … Continue reading “Annotated bibliography of Love in Religion now available online”