Course: Methodology of working with biblical text

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Course title Methodology of working with biblical text
Course code KTEO/KMPBT
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
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
  • Mackerle Adam, doc. ThLic. Th.D.
Course content
A. METHOD OF BIBLICAL WORK FOR INDIVIDUAL 1. "Lectio divina" (cf E. Bianchi or G. Zevini - P.G. Cabra, p. 5-13) 2. Approach of St. Ignatius (cf J. Augustyn, s. 20-41) B. METHOD OF BIBLICAL WORK FOR COMMUNITY (cf A. Hechtové) 1. Method Vasteras 2. Method of "Seven passes" 3. Method of "Bludesch" 4. Method "From life to text": to see, to hear, to practise 5. Analytical methods based on the text 6. Methods connected with a experience

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
to familiarize with the methods of reading the Bible to stimulate for the personal spiritual life to cultivate and to prepare the animators of communities or bible groups
Student should acquire the outline about the approaches to the Bible for the personal life and for the biblical groups. SUGGESTION. If the students want to make the experience with the collective work with the biblical text, they are cordially invited for the lessons of ordinary form of study.
personal active approach

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Student chooses ONE of the next possibilities: 1. Student elaborates the records of methods with biblical text. Each record contains the short description of the method and eventually remarks about using of it. (The schedule with the presentations of methods will be presented to the teacher) 2. Final test about the knowledges of methods, which are contained in the book of A. Hechtová 3. Colloquium about the book by I. Baldermann
Recommended literature
  • Baldermann Ingo. Úvod do biblické didaktiky. Jihlava, 2004. ISBN 80-86498-07-7.
  • Biachi, E. Modlit se Boží slovo. uvedení do lectio divina. Kostelní Vydří: Karmelitánské nakladatelství, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7195-105-6.
  • Hechtová, A. Přístupy k bibli. Kostelní Vydří: Karmelitánské nakladatelství, 1997. ISBN 80-7192-013-4.
  • Masini, M. Úvod do "lectio divina": teologie, metoda, spiritualita, praxe. Kostelní Vydří: Karmelitánské nakladatelství, 1993. ISBN 80-85527-18-9.
  • Zevini, G. - Cabra, P.G. Lectio divina na každý den v roce. 1-Doba adventní. Kostelní Vydří, 2001. ISBN 80-7192-636-1.

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 (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter