The Department of Islamic Sciences, Bedër University in collaboration with Catholic Theological Institute in Interdiocesaan Seminary in Shkodër and Orthodox Theology Academy in Durrës organized the scientific symposium “The Creation and Man as its Custodian”.
The Dean of Orthodox Theology Academy, His Eminence Nikolla Hyka, the rector of Bedër University Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Gjana, the Director of Catholic Theological Institute Father Mario Imperatori, and the Bishop of Albanian Orthodox Church of America in Boston, His Eminence Ilia welcomed the proceedings of this activity.
Mr. Veton Tulla, lecturer in the Department of Islamic Sciences in Bedër University, preceded the activity with his references after the greeting speech of those aforementioned. He referred to the topic “The Creation Is the Main Argument for the Existence of God”, Mr. Lorenzo Rosseti, lecturer in the Catholic Theological Institute, to the topic “The Care of the Nature for a Real Progress”, and Natan Hoppe, lecturer in Orthodox Theology Academy to the topic “The Creation, Communion with God”.
Prof. Dr. Ayhan Tekineş, the Dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences in Bedër University, Dr. Genti Kruja, lecturer in the Department of Islamic Sciences and Director of Culture and Interreligious Dialogue in MCA, Dr. Atakan Derelioğlu, the Head of the Department of Islamic Sciences in Bedër University, and lecturers and students from the three theological schools participated in the activity as well.
Following the referrals, the attending students from the 3 institutions directed different questions to the referrers that contributed to the interactivity of the symposium.
This organization comes as a result of an academic collaboration between the higher education institutions of theology in the form of seminars and open lectures with the students of each school and, recently, the symposium “Freedom of religion and interfaith dialogue in Albania” organized by three major theological institutions that took part in Bedër University.