Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Contemporary Kalamic Problems ILA 477 7 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses <p>None.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>None.</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. HÜLYA TERZİOĞLU
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. HÜLYA TERZİOĞLU,
Course Assistants


Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

This course’s aim is that students have cognized the contemporary belief problems and theirs analysis.

Course Content

In this course, the contemporary kalamic problems relating to uluhiyyah, nubuvvah and akhirah will be dealt.

# 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 contrary practices to Qur’an Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 He identifies the background of Kalam History. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 He recognizes to dynamics of kalam’s topics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 He recognizes to reason and cause of contemporary Kalam’s problems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The goal and definition of contemporary Kalam
2 The faith and belief
3 The God according to Kalam Scholars
4 The Adjectives of God according to Kalam Scholars
5 The Revelation
6 The After here and resurrection
7 The Reincarnation
8 The Relation between reincarnation and Tanasuh
9 The Invariability of Propethood
10 The New Age Religions
11 The destiny
12 The Terrorism and Islam
13 The Islam and West
14 The Turkish Islam
Course Notes <p>Ramazan Bi&ccedil;er, K&uuml;reselleşen &Ccedil;ağda İslam, İstanbul 2004.</p>
Course Resources

1.Çelebi, İlyas, İslam Düşüncesinde Yeni Arayışlar İstanbul, 1998.
2. Aydın, Mehmet Din Felsefesi, Ankara: Selçuk Yayınları, 1992
3. TDV İslam Ansiklopedisi (İlgili maddeler)
4. Çelebi, İlyas-Topaloğlu, Bekir-Yavuz, Y. Şevki, İslamda inanç esasları, İstanbul 1998

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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 4 4
Final examination 1 7 7
Total Workload 114
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.56
dersAKTSKredisi 5