Course: New Religious Movements

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Course title New Religious Movements
Course code KCHP/NNH
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Tlčimuková Petra, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Psychological introduction to the issue of New Religious Movements Sociological introduction to the issue of New Religious Movements The concept"new" The concept "religious" The concept "movement" Leadership research Survival Strategy of New Religious Movements Reports

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The course deals with a problematic of new religious movements. At the end of the course the students will evaluate the situation in the South Bohemia. Students get acquainted with texts about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Jehovah's Witnesses, Scientology, Bahá'í Faith or Diamond Way Buddhism.
The students know the problematics of New religious movements, especially in the South Bohemia.
Prerequisites
no prerequisite

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Test

attendance at least 75%, test, paper
Recommended literature
  • Cowan, D.E. Sekty a nová náboženství.. Praha, 2013. ISBN 978-80-247-3163-6.
  • Fujda, M. - Lužný, L. Oddaní Kršny : hnutí Haré Kršna v pohledu sociálních věd. Plzeň, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7043-951-7.
  • Lužný, D. Náboženství a moderní společnost. Brno, 1999. ISBN 80-210-2224-8.
  • Lužný, D. Nová náboženská hnutí. Brno, 1997. ISBN 80-210-1645-0.
  • Nešpor, Z. - Vojtíšek, Z. Encyklopedie menších křesťanských církví v České republice. Praha, 2016. ISBN 978-80-246-3315-2.
  • Partridge, Ch. Encyklopedie nových náboženství : nová náboženská hnutí, sekty a alternativní spiritualita. Praha, 2006. ISBN 80-242-1605-1.
  • Štampach, I.O. Na nových stezkách ducha.. Praha, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7429-060-2.
  • Václavík. D.:. Sociologie nových náboženských hnutí. Brno, 2007. ISBN 978-80-86702-22-3.
  • Vojtíšek, Z. Encyklopedie náboženských směrů v České republice.. Praha: Portál, 2005. ISBN 80-7178-798-1.
  • Vojtíšek, Z. Nová náboženská hnutí a kolektivní násilí. Brno, 2009. ISBN 978-80-87127-21-6.
  • Vojtíšek, Z. Nová náboženství a násilí. Praha, 2017. ISBN 978-80-246-2861-.
  • Vojtíšek, Z. Pastorační poradenství v oblasti sekt a sektářství.. Brno, 2005. ISBN 80-86263-69-X.


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