Course: Islam

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Course title Islam
Course code KRE/ISLA1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Pargačová Viola, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Pre-islamic Arabia. The origin of Islam, Muhammad. The Quran, its content, form, and editions. History of Islamic prophecy. Sunna, Islamic traditions. The exegesis of the Quran.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Methods of individual activities, Work-related activities
  • unspecified - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The objective of this course is to introduce students to the basic principals of Islam, including its liturgy, dogmatics, history of prophecy, laws, and so on.
The student will gain an understanding of the structure of basic sources, e.g. the Quran and Sunna.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic test, Discussion

Credit is dependent upon passing a written test.
Recommended literature
  • Korán (přel. Ivan Hrbek). Praha, 1972.
  • ARNALDEZ, R. Jésus dans la pensée musulmane. Paris, 1988.
  • DE VITRAY - MEYEROVITCH, E. Rúmí a súfismus, úvod do islámské mystiky. CAD Press, 1993.
  • GARDET, L. Regards chrétiens sur l`Islam. Paris - Desclée, 1986.
  • HRBEK I., PETRÁČEK K. Muhammad. Praha, 1967.
  • kol. Myšlenky islámské mystiky. , Nový Orient 1, 1971.
  • KROPÁČEK, L. Duchovní cesty islámu. Praha: Vyšehrad, 2008.
  • KŘIKAVOVÁ A., MENDEL M., MÜLLER. Islám - ideál a skutečnost. Praha, 1990.
  • KŰNG, H., ESS, J. van. Křesťanství a islám. Praha, 1994.
  • LEWIS, B. Dějiny Blízkého Východu. Praha, 1997.
  • MENDEL, M., MŰLLER, Z. Svět Arabů. Praha, 1989.
  • NICHOLSON, R. A. The Mystics of islam. London, 1914.
  • RÚMÍ, D. B. Masnaví, (přel. Jiří Bečka). Praha, 1995.
  • TAUER, F. Svět islámu. Jeho dějiny a kultura. Praha, 1984.
  • TRITTON, A.S. Muslim Theology. London, 1947.
  • Z BUDOVA, V. B. Antialkorán. Praha, 1989.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Religious Studies (2013) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Religious Studies (2015) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter