Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Philosophy Of Religion ILA 408 8 2 + 0 2 6
Precondition Courses None.
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. KEMAL BATAK
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. KEMAL BATAK,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective States the nature and main discussions of Philosophy of Religion
Course Content Examine the nature and main discussions of Philosophy of Religion
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognises main discussions on the nature of Philosophy of Religion Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Describes main concepts and problems of Philosophy of Religion Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Compares the approach of Philosophy of Religion to the main problems with those of other disciplines Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Evaluates the relationship of God with man Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Evaluates religious pluralism Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Evaluates the relation of religion with ethics and arts Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Philosophy of Religion
2 The Epistemology of Religion and Arguments of Existence of God
3 Cosmological and Teleological Argumments
4 Teleological Argumments
5 Ontological Argument and the Argument from Religious Experience and Divine Attributes and the Coherence of Theism
6 Divine Attributes and Religious Language
7 Divine Knowledge , Eternity and the Concepts of God
8 The Problem of Evil
9 Religion and Science
10 Revelation, being a Prophet and Causality
11 Religion and Ethics
12 Life After Death
13 Religious Diversity
14 Ateism
Course Notes
Course Resources
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. X
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.
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. X
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 3 10 30
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6