Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To The History Of Religions CUL 507 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 Arş.Gör.Dr. ESRA AKAY DAĞ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants


Course Category
Course Objective

To inform the student about the environment that sets the history of religion as a scientific discipline, the differences that distinguish it from other branches of science that are interested in religion, and the great religious traditions in the world.

Course Content

Pre-nineteenth century religion research.
The emergence of the history of religions as an independent research area.
Theoretical developments in the history of religions and the effects of these changes on the scientific perception.
Living world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
Course Notes <p>[1] Fuat Aydın, &ldquo; Hinduzim ve Budizm&rdquo;, Yaşayan D&uuml;nya Dinleri, Ders Notları.<br /> [2] Fuat Aydın, Yahudilik, İnsan Yayınları, İstanbul.<br /> [3] Fuat Aydın, Hırıstiyanlık, Dinler Tarihi Ders Notları.</p>
Course Resources

[1] Fuat Aydın (derleyen çev.) Dinler Tarihi İncelemelerinde Çağdaş Yaklaşımlar, Eski Yeni Yayınları, Ankara 2013. 

[2] James L. Cox, Kutsalı İfade Etmek, çev. Fuat Aydın, İz yayınları, İstanbul.
[3] William Paden, Kutsalın Yorumu, Abdurrahman Kurt, Sentez Yayınları, İstanbul 2008.
[4] Eric Sharpe, Dinler Tarihi, Tarihsel Bir Anlatı, Sakarya Üniversitesi Kültür Yayınları, Sakarya.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the discipline of Cultural Studies. X
2 To have ability to study interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary and to adopt theory, method and practices used in the other areas to discipline of Cultural Studies. X
3 To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the relevant discipline.
4 To gain adequacy to make critical evaluation and synthesis; X
5 To have behavior and ethical sensitivity in conformity with academic life. X
6 To be open minded for renewal and new ideas and to obtain ability to suggest new ideas. X
7 To be experienced to contribute to Cultural Studies in the institutional and methodological context by scientific studies. X
8 To share his/her academic studies with academia via national and international conferences. X
9 To make a scientific research in the area of Cultural Studies based on an asserted thesis with gaining the habit of acquisition of research and project. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Ödev 10
3. Ödev 10
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 1 1
Assignment 3 10 30
Total Workload 143
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.72
dersAKTSKredisi 6