Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Kalamic Epistemolgy ILA 472 8 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses None
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. RAMAZAN BİÇER
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Yok
Course Category
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 (like God, divine adjectives, human’s will and his freedom, and intelligence’s power, and time of death) will be dealt with according to rational and religious evidences.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He recognizes excistance of God, and His unity/tawhid, and His personal/essential attributes and expresses these subjects. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 He recognizes actional and auditory attributes of God and evaluates. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 He identifies to the human being will and his freedom, and the relationship between will of God and of human, and fate and destiny/Qada-Qadar, and expresses Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 He identifies conceptions of goodness-badness, guidance-deviation/hidayah-dalalah, and mental-religious sides of them, and their characters and evaluates these subjects. Discussion, Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
5 He recognizes to the subjects like human’s life being limited, death, and time of death/acal and expresses. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 He recognizes to the subjects like whether living creatures’ daily food on the guarantee of God or not; whether living creatures’ daily food change or not; God and human’s effect on obtaining daily food. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The personal adjectives of God
2 The actual adjectives of God
3 The adjectives of God
4 Fate and destiny/Qada-Qadar
5 Human´s will and freedom
6 The problems of harmful-useful, and guidance-deviation
7 Conceptions of wisdom and reason
8 The Human acts and wisdom
9 To be created to the best for human (the problem of good or the best)
10 The problem of goodness-badness
11 The question of wisdom and cause
12 Human’s responsibility for things out of his capability
13 Time of death
14 One’s daily food
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 S/he can recite the Quran properly and comment within the framework of scientific measurements. X
2 S/he has knowledge of Arabic language at the level of understanding classical and modern texts in the field of Theology and uses it in expressing himself/herself in oral and written communication. S/he acquires a solid knowledge of a Western European Language at least at the level of B 1 of the European Language Portfolio, using it to follow the information in the field of Theology and communicate with colleagues.
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. X
4 S/he can evaluate main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) which take place in classical and modern sources, comparing the Islamic law with other legal systems within the framework of comparative law. X
5 Evaluates the principles of Islamic faith and problems of Theology within the framework of reason and authentic sources using scientific methods. X
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in islamic world in the past and today. X
7 S/he has a satisfactory knowledge of the history, concepts, institutions, philosophy and main figures of Sufism. X
8 S/he uses the information obtained from Religious education history, religious and modern training methods in the field of religious education. X
9 S/he is able to evaluate Religion and religious issues philosophically, sociologically and psychologically. X
10 S/he has knowledge about non-Muslim religions at the level of comparing. X
11 S/he is able to evaluate issues related to the Islamic history, civilization and science with a critical point of view. X
12 S/he has general information about the Turkish-Islamic literature and arts. X
13 S/he takes in consideration scientific, cultural and ethical values in interdisciplinary research and studies in the field of Religious Studies. X
14 S/he is able to use information and communication technologies at a level required in the field. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 12
1. Ödev 25
2. Kısa Sınav 13
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz 2 1 2
Assignment 1 3 3
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5