Course: Theology of Ministry One Week Intensive Course

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Course title Theology of Ministry One Week Intensive Course
Course code KFI/UTS
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Vokoun Jaroslav, prof. doc. Th.D.
Course content
The aim is an introduction to study of total program through presentation of his content and methodology. The seminary aim is also the harmonisation of niveaues of knowledge by students with divergent preceding educacy (theology, humanities, social science etc.). With emphasis on the creation of a foundation for the joint study of theological subjects; putting into theological work and the personal spirituality of the theologian 1. Work with texts - Scripture, dogmatic formulation, ecclesiastical documents, classical theological texts, secular texts interesting from the point of view of the theology of service 2. Theological encyclopedia - clarification of terms in dialogue with participants: theology, theological discipline, service, church, society, state, world, human, culture, orthodoxy and orthopedics, charity, secularization, atheism, modern and postmodern, etc. 3. Introduction to theological anthropology - biblical foundations (as a prerequisite for the subject Theological Anthropology II.) 4. Vita theologica - personality and lifestyle of theologian, personal piety, liturgical and ecclesiological dimension, social dimension - family, community, political community, calling to work in the church - vocatio interna et externa, aging, struggles and crises: meditatio - oratio; vita activa et contemplativa (ora et labora,struggle and contemplation, (R. Schutz), mysticism and politics, (J.B.Metz)) . 

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
  • Class attendance - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 125 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim is an introduction to study of total program through presentation of his content and methodology. The seminary aim is also the harmonisation of niveaues of knowledge by students with divergent preceding educacy (theology, humanities, social science etc.).
Common competencies tu study of program, especially facility to labor wiht texts and orientation in literature.
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of student's language skills, Interview

Prior to attending a weekly seminar block, the student is required to study the recommended literature and prepare a short paper for the seminar, in consultation with the teacher. The student is obliged to participate actively in seminars in full length - participation can not be replaced by other activities. In addition to attending the seminar, the student will at any time during the winter semester attend an individual consultation where he shows that he has learned about a substance contained in a systematic review of theology from a list of recommended literature or other textbooks based on prior agreement with the teacher.
Recommended literature
  • Karel Skalický. Radost a naděje / . Kostelní Vydří , 2000.
  • Karl Lehmann . Duchovní jednání /. Kostelní Vydří , 1993.
  • Albert Raffelt. Proseminar Theologie : Einführung in das wissenschaftliche Arbeiten und in die theologische Bücherkunde / . Freiburg , 1992.
  • Dermot A. Lane . The experience of God : an invitation to do theology / , . Dublin, 2003.
  • Fiorenza, Francis S. ? Galvin, John P. (vyd.): . Systematická teologie. Římskokatolická perspektiva 1-3, . Brno, 2000.
  • Karl Barth. Uvedení do evangelické teologie /  . Praha, 1988.
  • Konferenz der bayerischen Pastoraltheologen (Hrsg.). Christliches Handeln : Kirchesein in der Welt von heute; pastoraltheologisches Lehrbuch / . Muenchen , 2004.
  • Müller, Gerhard Ludwig. Dogmatika pro studium i pastoraci, . Kostelní Vydří , 2010.
  • Pavel Ambros. Křesťan a život ve světě : odkaz předkoncilní diskuse teologie "laikátu" a Druhého vatikánského koncilu dnešní praxi církve /. Olomouc, 1998.
  • Pöhlmann, Horst Georg:. Kompendium evangelické dogmatiky,. Ml ýn, 2002.
  • Thomas F. O?Meara . Theology of ministry / . New York, 1999.
  • Vokoun, Jaroslav. Naslouchat teoložkám - tři kapitoly dle vlastního výběru. Brno, 2010.


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): Theology of Ministry (2015) Category: Philosophy, theology 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter