Course: The Problem of Religious Pluralism

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Course title The Problem of Religious Pluralism
Course code KTEO/KPNP
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Weis Martin, prof. PaedDr. ThLic. Th.D.
Course content
What was the standpoint of theology towards the non-Christian religions during the history? What is the meaning of non-Christian religions in the history of salvation? What is the salvation value of non-Christian religions? What is the contemporary relationship of the Church with non-Christian religions?

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Give to the student an orientation in the contemporary religious pluralism and help him to be able to perform his or her own theological assessment.
Student will be able to handle religious pluralism and in basic manner will be able to avoid religious fundamentalism as well as religious indifferentism.
Prerequisites
Religion studies - an introduction Theology and dogmatics - an introduction

Assessment methods and criteria
Colloquium, Seminar work

Write a seminar essay about some detailed topic which will be discussed in particular cases with lecturer.
Recommended literature
  • Artigas, L.:. Teologia della religione, in: Le scienze della religione. Roma: LAS, 1978.
  • Boublík, V. Teologie mimokřesťanských náboženství. Kostelní Vydří: karmelitánské nakladatelství, 2000. ISBN 80-7192-481-4.
  • Boublík, V. Teologie nekřesťanských náboženství. Studie č. 66, Roma, 1979.
  • Dupuis, J. L'unitá e il pluralismo: il cristianesimo e le religioni. Lublin: Chrześcijaństwo jutra, 2001.
  • Dupuis, J. Verso una teologia cristiana del pluralismo religioso.
  • Floss, K.; Hošek, P.; Vojtíšek, Z. " MEZINÁBOŽENSKÝ DIALOG se zřetelem k tzv. abrahámovským nábožestvím. Praha: Společnost pro studium sekt a nových náboženských směrů, 2007.
  • II. vatikánský koncil. Dokumenty II. vatikánského koncilu. Praha, 1995.
  • Kuschel, K. J. Spor o Abrahama. Co židy, křesťany a muslimy rozděluje a co je spojuje. Praha: Vyšehrad, 1997.
  • MTK. Křesťanství a ostatní náboženství. Praha: Krystal OP, 1999.
  • Ratzinger, J. Glaube Wahrheit Toleranz. Das Christentum und die Weltreligionen.. Freiburg-Basel- Wien: Herder, 2004.
  • Rossano, P. Teologie e religioni: un problema contemporaneo. Problemi e prospettive di teologie fondamentale. Brescia: Queriniana, 1980.
  • Selvadagi, P. Teologia delle religioni. La Teologia del XX secolo, un bilancio, 3. Prospettive pratiche. Roma: Citta Nuova, 2003. ISBN 88-311-9276-0.
  • Waldenfels, H. Auf den Spuren von Gottes Wort. Bonn: Borengäser, 2004.
  • Žůrek, J. Prolegomena k četbě Vladimíra Boublíka. Praha: Krystal OP, 2008. ISBN 978-80-87183-01-4.


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 - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Theology (2012) Category: Philosophy, theology - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter