Course: Basics of Religious Studies

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Course title Basics of Religious Studies
Course code KFI/ZRL
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
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. Methodology of religious studies, relationship between religious studies and theology 2. Judaism 3. Islam 4. Hinduism 5. Buddhism - Theravada and Mahayana 6. Confucianism 7. Taoism 8. Japanese Buddhism

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The course deals with World Religions - Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. Students get acquainted with modern theories of religious studies.
The students know the questions of world religions.
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

Student must know the content of lectures and get acquainted with the recommended literature.
Recommended literature
  • 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, P.:. Hledání středu : světová náboženství v původních textech. Ostrava, 2005.
  • McLoughlin, S.:. Světová náboženství v kostce. Praha, 2005.
  • Štampach, I. Malý přehled náboženství. Praha: Sursum, 1993.


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