Course: General Theological Ethics

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Course title General Theological Ethics
Course code KCHP/VTE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Šrajer Jindřich, doc. Dr. theol.
Course content
9)Basic attitudes, virtues, 10) Conscience, 11) Norms, 12) Guilt and sin, penance, conversion.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Preparation for classes - 15 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The goal of this course is to introduce the student to the basic ethical themes of theological ethics: anthropological postulates - human specifics, cognition, creativity orientation of life, freedom, responsibility, duty, society and history; characteristics of theological ethics - argumentation, approaches, specifics; Biblical principles of human dignified life (hermeneutics); values, norms; basic attitudes, virtues, norms, conscience, guilt and sin, conversion.
The student orientates himself in the fundamental-ethical questions of christian ethics.
Philosophical Ethics

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Compulsory reading and contents for the exam. The book "Život z víry", contents of the lectures. Home study of recommended literature.
Recommended literature
  • Život z víry. České Budějovice, 2005. ISBN 80-7040-809-X.
  • Hilpert, K. Základní otázky křesťanské etiky. Brno, 2017. ISBN 978-80-7325-442-1.
  • Huber, W. Etika. Základní otázky života. Praha, 2016. ISBN 978-80-7429-642-0.
  • Papež František. Amoris laetitia. Praha, 2016.
  • Rotter, H. Osoba a etika. Brno, 1997. ISBN 80-85959-18-6.
  • Sokol, J. Etika, život, instituce. Praha, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7429-223-1.
  • Sokol, J. Pinc, Z. Antropologie a etika. Praha, 2003. ISBN 80-7254-372-5.
  • Spaemann, R. Základní mravní pojmy a postoje. Praha, 1995. ISBN 80-205-0484-2.
  • Weber, H. Všeobecná morální teologie. Praha, 1998. ISBN 80-7021-292-6.

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): Free Time Education (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer