Course Title : History of Comperative Religions
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Credits ECTS
ISC 433-1 B 1 3 0 0 3.00 6
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Language Arabic
Course Level
Description This lesson primarily focuses on the term of history of religions, the process of its formation and the common elements of religions. The works done in the Islamıc world, the West and Turkey are also evaluated. Course material shall include analysis of the five major religious traditions of the world - Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Objectives The History of Religions subject treats Hinduism, Buddhism, Sihism, Hebraicism, Christianity, Islamism their names, their period of birth, the bases of belief, their temples worship and rituals from the phenomenological point of view, as a holy period of time.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1The definition of the history of the religion, topics and methods
2The bonds of the history of the religion with other disciplines
3Important studies made in the islamic world and in the west
4Studimet e bëra ne Turqi në ditët e sotme. Studies made in Turkey now days
5The klsaification of monotheist religions, traditional, national and universal religions
6The common points of religions: God, the answer given to humanity, worship, holy places and holy objects
7Holy texts of Hinduism, perception of God in Hinduism and the system of casts
8Midterm Exam
9The life and the principals of Gotama Buda, holy text of Buddhism and the bases of belief such as four truths
10Introduction to Hebraicism, Jewish terms, ibrani, musevi and isral
11The history of Hebraicism, Biblical period, the formation of Rabinik Hebraicism, medieval Hebraicism, modern Hebraicism
12The Hebraicism in Kuran and Hadith. The holy days and Jewish fests
13Introduction to Christianity; Bible and Christ, The history of Christianity I; The early Christianity. The history of Christianity II Medieval Christianity, the bond between the Islam and Christianity. The history of Christianity III. The development of the period of reforms
14The bases of the Christian belief: The trinity, Christology and councils
15Hebraicism and Christianity in the Kuran
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1The student gains knowledge about the religious of the world
2He learns about the holy places and their holy texts.
3He learns about different periods of the religions.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms00
Quizzes00
Projects00
Term Projects150
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade50
Contribution of final examination to overall grade50
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
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Total Workload
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Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14570
Assignments 188
Midterms 0100
Final examination 12020
Other 000
Total Work Load 146
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5.84
ECTS 6

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