Course: The History of Modern Theology 2

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Course title The History of Modern Theology 2
Course code KFI/DMT2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English, German
Status of course Compulsory, Optional
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
  • Vokoun Jaroslav, prof. doc. Th.D.
Course content
VIII. Theology of History Oscar Cullmann, Catholic Debate, Wolfhart Pannenberg IX. Theology of Hope Rediscovery of Eschatology, Theology of Hope and Philosophy of Hope, From Theology of Hope to Theology of the Cross X. Political Theology and Liberation Theology J.B. Metz, Edward Schillebeeckx, Liberation Theology and European Theology, Christology of Discipleship and Militant Ecclesiology XI. Black Theology, Feminist Theology, African Theology, Asian Theology XII. Ecumenical Theology and Theology of Religion

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The aim of this course is to give its students an overview of Theology over the last two centuries and especially its ecumenical and historical dynamic dimensions. On completion of this course, students will be able to recognise and value the key persons and topics of modern theology. The course will also draw together any scattered knowledge of these issues which students may have gained during their previous studies.
Learning Outcome: Students will gain an overview of Theology as a whole, the key theologians, their fields of interest and the most frequently addressed questions.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Assement Criteria: Read at least one book on the history of modern theology and two theological works (one writtten before and one after 1950). Demonstrate knowledge of the names of the main characters listed in the Anthology by K.-J. Kuschel. Present a talk on one theological work.
Recommended literature
  • Kuschel, Karl Josef. Teologie 20. století - antologie. Praha, 1995.

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): Ethics in Social Work (2013) Category: Social sciences - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Philosophy (2016) Category: Philosophy, theology - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer