Course: Islam

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Course title Islam
Course code KRE/ISLA2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Arabic
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pargačová Viola, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The development of figh, family, patrimonial, criminal law. State power, clergy. Dogmatics. Eschatology. Five pillars of Islam, shahadah, prayer, alms, fasting, the pilgrimage to Mecca. Shi´a and other "Sects". Islamic mysticism.

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 broaden students´ knowledge about the basic principals of Islam, including its liturgy, dogmatics, history of prophecy, laws, and so on.
Student will gain deeper understanding of the foundations of beliefs, law and customs of different Islamic traditions.
Good record in World History and Literature.

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic test, Discussion

Credit is dependent upon writing an essay.
Recommended literature
  • Korán, (přel. Ivan Hrbek). Praha, 1991.
  • FLETCHER, R. Kříž a půlměsíc. Praha, 2004.
  • KROPÁČEK, L. Duchovní cesty islámu. Praha: Vyšehrad, 2008.
  • KROPÁČEK, L. Duchovní cesty islámu. Vyšehrad, Praha, 1993.
  • RÚMÍ, D. B. Masnaví, (přel. Jiří Bečka). Praha, 1995.

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 (2015) Philosophy, theology 2 Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Religious Studies (2013) Philosophy, theology 2 Summer