Course: Psychology of Religion

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Course title Psychology of Religion
Course code KCHP/KNPSN
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Diallo Karolina, Mgr. et Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Historical overview, basic theories, individual and social aspects of religion, religion and its changes in our times, aspects of controle, religion motivation and experience, religion and mental health. Specific questions of religion, meditatiton, mystical states, ecstasis etc.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
basic knowledge
define and explain, praxtical use
general psychology ontogenetic psychology

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

knowledge of lectures literature
Recommended literature
  • Cuskelly, E.J. Současná spiritualita, Kostelní Vydří 1994.
  • Holm, M.G. Úvod do psychologie náboženství, Praha 1998.
  • Lužný, D. Náboženství a moderní společnost. Brno, 1999. ISBN 80-210-2224-8.
  • Muller-Pozzi. Psychologie des Glaubens, München 1975.
  • Říčan, P. Psychologie náboženství, Praha 2002.
  • Stríženec, M. Psychológia náboženstva,. Bratislava, 1996.
  • Utsch, M. Religionspsychologie, Stuttgart, 1998. 1998.
  • Weber, M. Sociologie náboženství. Praha: Vyšehrad, 1998. ISBN 80-7021-240-3.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Theology (2012) Category: Philosophy, theology 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Social and Charity Work (2016) Category: Social sciences 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer