Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Systematic Islamic Theology ILA 365 5 4 + 0 4 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. SÜLEYMAN AKKUŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. SÜLEYMAN AKKUŞ, Doç.Dr. HÜLYA TERZİOĞLU,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Students will acquire the competence in scientific methods to deal with problems of Kalam including Islamic faith and belief principles.
Course Content In this course, the basis faith and belief subjects of Islam (like prophethood, characteristics of prophets and their duties, the holy books, angels, jinns, satan, the next world, barzakh, paradise and hell) will be dealt with according to rational and religious evidences.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He recognizes to the necessity of the prophets, and main characteristics of prophets with their evidences and evaluates these matters. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 He recognizes to the duties of prophets with rational-religious evidences of these matters and expresses them. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 He recognizes to the basic faith principles about the holy books, and advantages of these principles to human being and communities, and evaluates these subjects. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 He recognizes to the basic characteristics of angels, and their duties; compares and evaluates the relationship between angels and human being. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 He recognizes to the basic characteristics of jinns and satan; compares and evaluates the relationship between these creatures and human being. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 He recognizes to the reality of the Last Day and the next world, mental-religious evidences of the brave life/barzakh and the next world and these principles’ importance in the human and community life; evaluates. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 God’s Demonstrating
2 Adjectives of God
3 Adjectives of God (Subuti)
4 God’s Adjectives according to Islamic Theologians
5 Destinity Al-Qada va al-Qadar
6 The Free Will and freedom
7 The problem of goodness-badness. To be created to the best for human (the problem of good or the best)
8 Time of death (Al-Acal) and One’s daily food Rızq
9 Possibility of Prophethood
10 Belief in Prophethood
11 Sacred Books (Old and New Testament and Qur’an
12 The Possibility of After here and Resurrection
13 The Periods of After here
14 Eternity, Paradise and Hell
Course Notes A.Saim Kılavuz, İslam Akaid ve Kelama Giriş, Ensar Yay. , İst.,2004.
Course Resources 1. Mevlut Ozler, İslam Düşüncesinde Tevhid, Nun Yayıncılık, İstanbul 1995.
2. Emrullah Yüksel, Sistematik Kelam, İz Yay.,İst. 2005.
3. Mehmet S. Aydın, Din Felsefesi, Selçuk Yayınları, Ankara 1996
4. Metin Yurdagür, Allahın Sıfatları, İstanbul 1984
5. TDV İslam Ansiklopedisi (ilgili maddeler)
6. Harikulade, DİA, XVI, 181-188; Hatm-i nübüvvet DİA, XVI, 477-479.
7. B. Topaloğlu, Y. Şevki Yavuz, İ. Çelebi, İslamda İnanç Esasları, İstanbul 1991.
8. Reşid Rıza, Muhammedî Vahiy (trc. Salih Özer), Ankara 199
Week Documents Description size
0 2004_1_BICERR 1.14 MB
0 2000_4_OZDEMIRM 1.55 MB
0 2000_4_OZDEMIRM 1.55 MB
0 2000_19_BEBEKA 2.03 MB
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The student can recite the Quran according to its rules and interpret it.
2 S/he has adequate knowledge of Arabic so that he can understand the classical and modern religious texts in his/her related field X
3 S/he recognizes the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and his physical and moral attributes and the historical process of the science of hadith, its methodology, problems, interpretation and its cultural value for the life of a Muslim.
4 S/he relates the main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) through exploring classical and modern sources, has the ability of comparing Islamic law and other legal systems and of evaluating them in the context of Islamic legal history and theory.
5 S/he knows the principles of Islamic belief and discusses them through rational and revelational approaches and has the ability to speculate on theological problems through scientific and rational methods.
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in Islamic history and today. X
7 S/he is able to report and describe the history, concepts, institutions, main figures of Sufism.
8 S/he is able to relate the history of religious education and modern methods of education. S/he can use these methods in religious education. His/her reasoning ability, and endowment of truth thinking improves and his self-confidence increases. X
9 S/he can reflect on religion and religious themes in philosophical, sociological and psychological perspectives. S/he can define the conceptual problems and the topics which have been discussed by the Muslim thinkers.
10 S/he can give an overview of world religions both living and dead-ones comparing their perception of God and sacred realms. X
11 S/he relates the variant period of Islamic history S/he can look at Islamic civilization and science from political, cultural and social historical perspectives using critical and interdisciplinary approaches.
12 S/he is able to recognize the forms of Turkish Islamic Literature and can read and understand the examples of these forms. Along with the general theory of music s/he is able to recognize Turkish religious music and can practice it. S/he knows the history and the attributes of architectural and decorating arts. S/he has an aesthetical thinking.
13 S/he researches and studies interdisciplinary at the field of Religious Sciences. S/he considers scientific, cultural and ethic values in scientific studies.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
3. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 10
1. Final 90
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 152
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.08
dersAKTSKredisi 6