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Leftist government MP calls #HolyFire “a thing”, asks Parliament for the transport cost to #Greece

Arrival of #HolyFire in Athens Easter 2016

Venizelos Airport , Easter,Holy Saturday, 2016

It’s not the first time for political Atheists in Greece, this time faithfuls consider it blasphemy ……

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Studying Islam and the Muslim World in Greece

 

Turkish_Studies_003From a social science and historical perspective, Muslim world & Ottoman Studies in Greece  will  include a special research centre in the University of Peloponnese as well as various centres and academic activities that cover academic and scholarly interest about Greece’s Ottoman past.

The new “Islamic Studies Program” will be available at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki’s School of Theology from the next academic year (2016-2017). Professors from various departments such as those of theology, political science and even architecture will teach courses.

The program will have a non-indoctrinative religious studies approach, in accordance with the School’s general goals to promote “Biblical Studies, the ongoing study of religion from a sociological and historical perspective, focusing on Christianity and Orthodoxy, Judaism, religion in the Greco-Roman period, and Islam”.

via Studying Islam and the Muslim World in Greece.