Course: Selected Topics of Religious Education

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Course title Selected Topics of Religious Education
Course code KPD/NSTNP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English, German
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Havel Tomáš Cyril, Mgr. Dr. theol.
Course content
- the question for truth in religious education (critical thinking, dialogue) - the challenges of diversity for religious education - the contribution of religious education to questions of identity - media as a place for religious education (digital world as a source of educational stimuli) - religious pedagogy and personal development - school spirituality and the development of the school as an organisation - the claim of authenticity and sacramental catechesis - inter-subject relations and the subject of religion

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
This course thematizes and discusses selected topics in religious pedagogy.
Students dispose of insights into contemporary theories of religious pedagogy. They understand relation between religious education and other humanitarian sciences, particularly they can explain in which sense religious pedagogy uses various points of view on the man of these sciences in the situation of religious education.
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Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Study of basic literature and certification of knowledge in an oral examination
Recommended literature
  • Boschki, R. Einführung in die Religionspädagogik. 2008.
  • Grom, B. Religionspsychologie. München, 2007.
  • Grümme, B. Menschen bilden? Eine religionspädagogische Anthropologie. Freiburg, 2012.
  • Jakobs, M. Neue Wege der Katecheze. München, 2010.
  • Muchová, L. Budete mými svědky. Brno, 2011.
  • Muchová, L. Cíle a cesty k hlubšímu lidství: Didaktika náboženství v České republice pro 21. století. České Budějovice, 2017.
  • Muchová, L. Náboženská edukace v současné společnosti. Ružomberok, 2009.
  • Muroňová, E. Spirituální dimenze kultury školy na základní škole na příkladu ČR. Brno, 2011.
  • Schweitzer, F., Englert,R., Schwab, U., Ziebertz, H.-G. (eds.). Entwurf einer pluralitätsfähigen Religionspädagogik. Freiburg, 2002.
  • Schweitzer, F., Englert,R., Schwab, U., Ziebertz, H.-G. (eds.). Welche Religionspädagogik ist pluralitätsfähig?: Strittige Punkte und weiterführende Perspektiven. Freiburg, 2012.

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 (2012) Category: Philosophy, theology 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer