Course: The Phenomenon of Leisure in Theological Reflection

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Course title The Phenomenon of Leisure in Theological Reflection
Course code KPD/KFVČT
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Kaplánek Michal, doc. Th.D.
Course content
.A. Leisure and Labor 1) Leisure time as the time "after the Work" 2) Leisure as recreation 3) Free time as a social problem B. Leisure as individual space for self, for friends and family, for God 4) Celebration of festivities 5) Leisure - the time for the philosophy, contemplation, community C. Leisure is an end in itself 6) Leisure as pleasure

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work with text (with textbook, with book), E-learning
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to seek, together with listeners, the contact points between the Gospel and the authentic values that are related to the development of leisure. Students will be acquainted with both the theological reflection of the above-mentioned aspects and some basic attitudes of theologians on the issue of leisure.
Students know the aspects of the "Leisure Science", where are potentional subjects of theological reflection. They have capacities to evaluate the actual paradigmas of leisure with the criteria of Jewish-Christian Tradition.
The knowledge of subject "Leisure education"

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Seminar work

Evaluation of the paradigma of leisure in the modern time - with criterium of jewish-cristian tradition.
Recommended literature
  • Pieper. Leisure and the basis of culture. San Francisco, 2009. ISBN 978-1-58617-256-5.

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 (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter