Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of Religion ILA 458 8 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses <p>Absent</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Absent</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUHAMMED ALİ BAĞIR
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUHAMMED ALİ BAĞIR,
Course Assistants


Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

To give the knowledge about the religions that were classified as universal religion.

Course Content

Emergence of Buddhism as a religion; its difference from other Indian religions; its principles of belief; Judaism and its historical periods; its principles of belief; its sects (ancient and modern); its modern situation; Jesus Christ and as religion emergence of Christianity; its historical periods through that it passed; formation of its principles of belief; ancient and modern sects; place of Christianity in our modern world

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognize as a Religion of Indian origin, Buddhism’s emergence and its common and different parts from Hinduism Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Recognize the term of “Semitic religion” and Judaism as a Semitic religion Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing, Performance Task,
3 Describe the emergence of Judaism and its fundamental features Question-Answer, Lecture, Performance Task, Homework, Testing,
4 Recognize the situation of Judaism in ancient modern times Question-Answer, Lecture, Performance Task, Homework, Testing,
5 Analyse the transformation of Christianity from a Jewish sect to the World religion Discussion, Lecture, Performance Task, Homework, Testing,
6 Recognize its beliefs, different between the Christian sects Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Performance Task, Homework, Testing,
7 Idendify the place of Christianity in the modern world Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Performance Task, Homework, Testing,
8 Identify the new Christian movements Discussion, Lecture, Performance Task, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 General acquaintance with Buddhism; life of Buddha and history of Buddhism
2 As a religion Buddhism’s principles of belief; its sacred books; its place in our modern world
3 Who is Jew; the statements that was used for Jews
4 History of Jews/Judaism; Jewish sect (ancient and modern); principles of belief; the conception of God
5 Understanding of Angel, revelation; its sacred books; biblical criticism
6 Worship in Judaism, pilgrimage and festivals of Jews
7 Understanding of Jews of other religions
8 Examination
9 Introduction to the Christianity (Christian word, as a founder person Jesus Christ); history of Christianity
10 History of Christianity
11 Formation of Christian principles of belief and Councils; the conception of God
12 Understanding of Its Sacred books, revelation, angel and other world
13 Christian prayers and Sacraments
14 General evaluation
Course Notes <p>[1] Fuat Aydın, Yahudilik, İnsan Yayınları, İstanbul 2004.</p>
Course Resources

[2] Ömer Hılmi Budda, dinler Tarihi, İstanbul 1937.
[3] Ali Erbaş, Hıristiyanlık, insan yayınları, İstanbul 2004.
[4]Baki Adam, Yahudi Kaynaklarına göre,Tevrat, Pınar Yayınları İstanbul.
[5]Şinasi Gündüz, Hıristiyanlık, İSAM Yayınları; İstanbul 2006.
[6] Mehmet Bayraktar, Bir Hıristiyan Dogması, Teslis, Ankara yayınları, Ankara 2008.
[7]Suat Yıldırım, Mevcut Kaynaklarına Göre Hırisityanlık, Kaynak Yayınları, İstanbul 2005.

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
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.
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.
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. X
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. X
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 15 15
Total Workload 89
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.56
dersAKTSKredisi 4