Course: Modernism and Deconsecration

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Course title Modernism and Deconsecration
Course code KFI/MOSE
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, German
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)
  • Vokoun Jaroslav, prof. doc. Th.D.
Course content
1) Modernism, postmodernism, overcoming of modernism. 2) On the modern problem of liberty. 3) A scientific understanding. 4) Attributes of modern understanding. 5) A share of Church on the origination of modern understanding. 6) The Church and a recession of modern understanding. 7) The postmodernism as an attempt to revise a deconsecration. 8) A thesis on deconsecration in the view of historians. 9) A thesis on deconsecration in the view of sociologists. 10) A thesis on deconsecration in the view of philosophers. 11) A thesis on deconsecration in the view of theologists.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to enable the students to reflex their experiences with a modern era, with a deconsecration and its impact to the church, and to deepen understanding of the causes and effects of mentioned phenomenons.
Students will obtain the ability to interpret modern social processes.
Prerequisites
None.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

An active participation on lectures. Becoming acquainted with some relevant document and exploiting of knowledges acquired in a discussion.
Recommended literature
  • Boeckenfoerde, E.-W. Vznik státu jako proces sekularizace. Brno, 2006. ISBN 80-7325-089-6.
  • Cox, H. Stadt ohne Gott?. Stutgart, 1971.
  • Lehmann, H. Saekularisienrung, Dechristinsierung, Rechristianisierung. Goettingen, 1997. ISBN 3-525-35445-2.
  • Lužný, D. Náboženství a moderní společnost. Brno, 1999. ISBN 80-210-2224-8.
  • Spousta J. Náboženství v době společenských změn. Brno, 1999. ISBN 80-210-2251-5.
  • Vokoun, J. K rekonstrukci teologie po konci novověku. ČB, 2008.


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): Philosophy and Religious Studies (2016) Category: Philosophy, theology - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Teacher Education for Secondary Schools (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - 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