Course: Theology of the Sacraments

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Course title Theology of the Sacraments
Course code KTEO/KTEOS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Brichcínová Kateřina, Mgr. Th.D.
  • Řeháková Veronika, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
I. De sacramentis in genere I.1. SACRAMENT I.1.A. CHRISTOLOGY AND SACRAMENTS I.1.B. ECCLESIOLOGY AND SACRAMENTS EXCURSUS - personalist approach to sacraments I.1.C. SACRAMENTS AND CULT I.1.D. EFFECTS OF SACRAMENTS I.1.E. SACRAMENTAL CHARACTER I.1.F. ESCHATOLOGY AND SACRAMENTS EXCURSION - SACRAMENTALITY - sacramentalities. II. De sacramentis in specie II.1. THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM II.1.A Biblical perspectives of the baptism II.1.B. Baptism in the Church tradition II.1.C. Essence of the baptism as the sacrament EXCURSUS -question of the infant baptism II.1.D. Effects of the baptism sacrament II.1.E. Necessity of the baptism sacrament EXCURSUS -question of the infants who died before baptism II.2. THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION II.2.A. Biblical perspectives of the confirmation sacrament II.2.B. Sacrament of confirmation and the Church tradition II.2.C. Essence of the confirmation sacrament II.2.D. Effects of the confirmation sacrament II.2.E. value of the confirmation sacrament II.3. EUCHARIST - THE SACRAMENT OF THE GOD´S LOVE II.3.A Main themes of the teaching about Eucharist II.3.B. Eucharist in the biblical testimonies I.3.C. Historical metamorphosis of the teaching about Eucharist II.3.D. Different teaching about Eucharist Excursus: Master John Hus and remanence theory II.3.E. Confirmation of the catholic teaching by the council of Trent. II.3.F. Perspectives of the Eucharist theology. II.3.G. Activity of the Eucharist II.4. THE SACRAMENT OF RECONCILLIATION II.4.A. Repentance in the Holy Scripture II.4.B. Repentance as one of the sacraments II.4.C. Conception of the sacrament of reconciliation II.4.D. Essence of the reconciliation sacament II.4.E. Effects of the reconciliation sacrament EXCURSUS: INDULGENCE II. 5. THE SACRAMENT OF THE UNCTION OF THE SICK II.5.A. Introduction II.5.B. Constitution of this sacrament II.5. C. Materia and form of the sacrament II.5.D. the goals of this sacrament II.5.E. Effects II.5.F. Praxis of this sacrament III. THE SACRAMEN OF THE MARRIAGE II.6.A. MARRIAGE II.6.A.B. FAMILY II.6. B. MARRIAGE AS THE SACRAMENT (MATRIMONIUM) II.6.B.A. TEACHING OF THE CHURCH ABOUT MARRIAGE II.6.B.B. ESSENCE II.6. B.C. CONTENT EXCURSUS: PROTESTANT CONCEPTION OF THE MARRIAGE II.6.C. CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH ABOUT THE MARRIAGE AND FAMILY II.6.D. HUMANAE VITAE EXCURSUS: SPIRITUALITY OF THE MARRIAGE AND FAMILY II.7. THE SACRAMENT OF PRIESTHOOD II.7.A. PRIESTLY OFFICE AND THE PEOPLE OF GOD II. 7. B. GENERAL MEDITATIONS ABOUT THE PRISTHOOD II.7.C. CONSTITUTION OF THE PRIESTHOOD AS THE SACRAMENT II.7.D. Stages of this sacrament II.7.E. Materia and form of this sacrament II.7.F. Effects II.7.G. WHO CAN GIVE AND WHO CAN ACCEPT THIS SACRAMENT? EXCURSUS: PRIESTLY CELIBACY IN THE LATIN CHURCH II.7.H. common priesthood of believers

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The goal of this course is to understand and theologically reflect upon the teaching about sacraments.
Student will be able to understand what the sacraments are and what the conditions for their bestowment and acceptation are. Students are able to differentiate between sacrament and magic, as well as interpret particular sacraments according of the church teaching grounded in the Scripture, under the scope of the historic and dogmatic tradition. Student is also able to explain contemporary uniqueness and deepness of the sacramental praxis of the Church.
Prerequisites
Ecumenical theology Theology and dogmatics - an introduction Basics of the Bible studies Basics of the Church history

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Seminar work

Participation in meetings Work with literature Oral exam Seminar essay
Recommended literature
  • Bible, Písmo starého a Nového zákona. Praha: Česká biblická společnost.
  • Dokumenty 2. vatikánského koncilu. Kostelní Vydří, Karmelitánské nakladatelství, 2002. ISBN 80-7192-438-5.
  • Katechismus katolické církve. Praha Zvon, 1995. ISBN 80-7113-132-6.
  • F. Fiorenza, J. Galvin. Systematická teologie. Brno, 2000. ISBN 80-85959-56-9.
  • G. W. Müller. Dogmatika pro studium a pastoraci. Kostelní Vydří, 201O. ISBN 978-80-71-95-259-.
  • Giglioni, P. Svátosti Krista a církve, Souzvuk mezi Bohem a člověkem. Kostelní Vydří: Karmelitánské nakladatelství, 1996.
  • Pospíšil, C. V. Ježíš z Nazareta, Pán a Spasitel. Praha: Krystal OP, 2006.
  • Schmaus, M. Sviatosti, Rím. 1981.


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): Teacher of Religion and Ethics (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Theology (2012) Category: Philosophy, theology 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer