Course: Basics of Religious Studies

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Course title Basics of Religious Studies
Course code KFI/KZRL
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Klapetek Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Judaism 2. Islam 3. Hinduism 4. Buddhism - Theravada and Mahayana

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The course deals with World Religions - Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. Students get acquainted with modern theories of religious studies.
Student must know the content of lectures and get acquainted with recommended literature.
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

Student must know the content of lectures and get acquainted with recommended literature.
Recommended literature
  • Demjančuková, D. Náboženství: dějiny a současnost. Plzeň: ZCU, 1995.
  • Horyna, B.:. Úvod do religionistiky. Praha, 1994.
  • Keene, M. Světová náboženství. Praha: Knižní klub, 2003. ISBN 80-242-0983-7.
  • Knotková-Čapková, Blanka. Základy asijských náboženství II.. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-246-0994-0.
  • Knotková-Čapková, Blanka. Základy asijských náboženství I.. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-246-0832-4.
  • Mácha, Přemysl. Hledání středu. Světová náboženství v původních textech.. Ostrava, 2005.
  • Nigosian, Solomon Alexander. World religions : a historical approach. Boston, 2000.
  • SKALICKÝ, K. V zápase s posvátnem. Brno : CDK, 2005.
  • Štampach, I. Malý přehled náboženství. Praha: Sursum, 1993.
  • Štampach, I.O. Náboženství v dialogu. Praha: Portál, 1998. ISBN 80-7178-168-1.
  • Waldenfels, H. Světová náboženství jako odpovědi na otázku po smyslu života a světa. Praha: Zvon, 1992. ISBN 80-7113-062-1.


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 (2018) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter