Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Religions and Sects Of The Middle East (Tr) ODC 539 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>Absent</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Absent</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. FUAT AYDIN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants


Course Category
Course Objective

To examine the historical roots of the Christian faith groups in the Middle East, their beliefs, and the situations in their countries and their relations with them.

Course Content

Egyptian Christianity (Copts)
A. Emergence of Christianity
I. Palestine Before Christianity (Religion, culture, society ect.)
II.Time of Christ (AD. 29/30-31/33)
III.From after Christ to Emergence of Egyptian Christianity
B.Egyptian/Coptian Christianity
I. Emergence of Egyptian/Coptian Christianity
II.Beliefs of Coptian Christianity
III.Religious Festivals
IV.Structure of Coptian Community
C. Status of Coptian Christians in Egypt
I. Middle Age
II.Modern Age

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
Course Notes <p>1.Mehmet &Ccedil;elik, S&uuml;ryani Kilisesi Tarihi, cilt 1, Yaylacık Matbaası, İstanbul 1987.<br /> 2. Aziz S. Atiya, Doğu Hıristiyanlığı,<br /> 3.M. Dvornik, Konsiller Tarihi, İznik&#39;ten II. Vatikana, &ccedil;ev. Mehmet Aydın, T&uuml;rk Tarih Kurumu Yayınları, Ankara 1990.</p>
Course Resources

1.Erdem, Mustafa, Kıpti Kilisesi Üzerine Bir Araştırma, Ankara Universitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi, 1997, cilt: XXXVI, sayı: , s. 143-178
2.Mustafa Erdem, Monofizit Kilislerinde Din Anlayışı (Kıptî Kilisesi Örneği), Dinler Tarihi Araştırmaları - II, 2000, sayı: , s. 89-97
3.Carlo Caldarola, Religions and societies, Asia and the Middle East, Mouton, 1982.
4.Andrea Pacini (ed.), Christian Communities in the Arap Middle East, The Challange of the Future, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1998.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches
3 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects
4 Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions
5 Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded
6 Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy
7 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador
8 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge
9 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics
10 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 142
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.68
dersAKTSKredisi 6