Course: History of Christianity

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Course title History of Christianity
Course code KFL/DKR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Podzimek Michal, PaedDr. ICLic. Th.D, Ph.D.
Course content
1. St. John Baptist, life of Jesus Christ 2. St. Paul, apostles, apocalypse, apocrypha, 3. antique heresy, church fathers, old church council to the 9. cent., 4. profession of faith, dogmatic system, big schism of Church, crusades, 5. confrontation with Judaism and Islam, Byzantine Church, old easter Church, eastern spirituality; 6. papacy and church hierarchy from 11. to 14. cent., medieval western Church: Romance and Gothic Church, notional mysticism, devocio modern spirit, medieval heresy, religious motion, st. Tom Aquinus, inquisition, 7. friary, knight order, begging order, institution in Church at our place and abroad; 8. western Church schism, master Jan Hus, Hussite motion, Czech Reformation, German Reformation, evangelic Church at our place and abroad, English Reformation, Henry VIII.; 9. Spanish mysticism, Jesuits, oversea mission, re-catholicization in Czech lands, baroque ideals; 10. American and French revolution, deism, theism, confrontation Church with enlightenment, Joseph II., austrocatholicism; 11. confrontation of Church with world's communism, Russian revolution, confrontation Church with communism at our place, confrontation with Italian and German Nazism; 12. II. Vatican council, Ekumenismus, relation Church to other religion, position Church in ours companies;13. current data religious world's views: Hebraism, Islam, freemasonry, syncretism, atheism and post-modern spirit.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This course, History of Christianity, familiarizes the students with western and eastern Christianity, its history and questions till contemporary religious societies related to Christianity. History is lectured chronologically from the first Christian century to introduction of contemporary spectrum of denominations, Christian sects and societies, which are based on Christianity.
The students will acknowledge themselves with the informations acording to the goal and the matter of the course.
Prerequisites
Preconditions are frased in the annotation of the course and in the curriculum of the studying programme.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

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