Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Kalam (Islamic Theology) DAO 303 5 4 + 0 4 6
Precondition Courses NONE
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. SÜLEYMAN AKKUŞ
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Course Objective Students will acquire the competence in scientific methods to deal with Kalamic problems including Islamic faith and belief principles.
Course Content In this course the basis faith and belief subjects of Islam will be dealt with according to rational and religious
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He recognizes to main topics of Kalam. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 He recognizes to historical process of Kalam Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 He identifies to background of Kalamic problems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 He identifies the classical topics of Kalam. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 He recognizes to contemporary kalam’s problems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 He recognizes to criticism to Islam and defending by Kalam Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The absolute evidence about existence of God
2 The adjectives of God (The personal, The actual, The repofted attributes)
3 The existence attributes
4 Kalam school’s approach to attributes
5 Fate and destiny/Qada-Qadar
6 Human´s will and freedom
7 The problem of goodness-badness
8 Time of death, One’s Daily food
9 The possibility and necessity of prophethood
10 The prophethood and believing prophets
11 Believing the holy books; The Holy Quran and the other holy books and their peculiarities
12 The possibility and proving of the resurrection and importance of it
13 The phases of the next world
14 The excistence, necessity and characteristics of Paradise and hell
Course Notes 1. Ahmed Saim Kılavuz, Anahatlarıyla İslam Akaidi ve Kelama Giriş, İstanbul: Ensar Yayınları, 2004<br>2. Şerafettin Gölcük ve Süleyman Toprak, Kelam: Tarih, Ekoller ve Problemler, Konya: Tekin Kitabevi, 2012
Course Resources 1. Bekir Topaloğlu, Kelam İlmi: Giriş, İstanbul 1981
2. Mehmet Aydın, Din Felsefesi, Ankara: Selçuk Yayınları, 1992
3. TDV İslam Ansiklopedisi (İlgili maddeler)
4. İlyas Çelebi, Bekir Topaloğlu ve Y. Şevki Yavuz, İslam’da inanç esasları, İstanbul 1998
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizes the informations related to religious and moral and uses these informations in Primary Education Religious and Ethics Education. X
2 Defines, models and solves the problems of education in the field of Primary Education Religious and Ethics Education.
3 Solves and desings a proces according to a defined target in the field of Primary Education Religious and Ethics Education in educations field definition towards one aim one duration analysis and designing ability X
4 Data solutions and implements a special teaching methods in the field of Primary Education Religious and Ethics Education, wins the sociological and psychological perspecti and reviews of social events.
5 Uses the necessary contemporary techniques and calculation tools for education practice.
6 Makes the teamwork in disciplinary and interdisciplinary in education practices. X
7 Behaves independently, uses the initiative and creative exhibits behavior in education practices. X
8 Gains in life-long learning behavior. X
9 Gains in oral and written communication skills. X
10 Gains understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. X
11 Identifies national and international contemporary issues and indicates sensitive behavior to these issues. X
12 Defines the subjects of quality and uses these subjects related to the field
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 2 6 12
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 138
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.52
dersAKTSKredisi 6