Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Islamic Theology I ILA 315 5 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses <p>none</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>none</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. SÜLEYMAN AKKUŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. SÜLEYMAN AKKUŞ, Prof.Dr. RAMAZAN BİÇER, Doç.Dr. HÜLYA TERZİOĞLU,
Course Assistants

None

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Students will acquire the competence in scientific methods to deal with the history of Kalam and Kalamic problems relating to Uluhiyyah.

Course Content

In this course, what is the İlm Kalam and ıt’s rise, periods, major schools, chies scholars and subject relating to uluhiyyah  will be dealt with according to rational and religious evidences.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 She/He recognizes to definition of İlm al-Kalam and ıt’s subject and aim. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 She/He recognizes to the rise, the formation and periods of Kalam Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 She/He recognizes to main diffences among the mutaqaddimin, mutaahhirin and the new period of Kalam Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
4 She/He recognizes the major schools of kalam, their chief representatives and basic characteristics Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 She/He recognizes the subjects of Uluhiyyah and disputes them. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
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. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The intoduction to İlm al-Kalam (The definition, the subject matter, the aim, the method and the other titles of İlm al-Kalam etc.) None
2 The rise of Kalam and ıt’s formation None
3 The period of Kalam (mutaqaddimin, mutaahhirin and the new period of Kalam) None
4 Interior and exterior reasons that caused the birth of Kalam None
5 Ash´arite and ıt’s some important Ash´ari scholars and books (Ash'ari, Baqillânî, al-Juwaynî, Gazâlî, Fakhr al-Din al-Râzî) None
6 Maturidite and it’s some important scholars and books of Maturidi school. (al-Mâturîdî, an-Nasafî, al-Pazdawî etc.) None
7 The other Islamic sects: Khârijites; Shi etc. None
8 Contemporary Kalam None
9 The existence, unity (tawhid) and attributes of God None
10 Isbat al-Wajib (The arguments for the existence and unity of God) in the Kalam None
11 The problems of al-Qada’ wa’l-Qadar (Divine Will and Decree), human acts (af'al al-'ibad), humas fredoom None
12 The concepts of hüsün (the goodness) -kubuh (the badness), hidayah-dalalah None
13 The problem of hikmah (wisdom) and illah (reason) None
14 Time of death and daily breed (rızq) None
Resources
Course Notes <p>Bekir Topaloğlu, Kelam İlmine&nbsp;Giriş, İstanbul: Damla Yayınevi, 2012.</p> <p>Şerafettin&nbsp;G&ouml;lc&uuml;k, S&uuml;leyman Toprak, Kelam: Tarih-Ekoller-Problemler, Konya : Tekin Kitabevi, 2001;</p> <p>Cağfer Karadaş, Anahatlarıyla Kel&acirc;m Tarihi,&nbsp;İstanbul Ensar Neşriyat: 2015.</p> <p>Ahmed&nbsp;Saim&nbsp;Kılavuz, Anahatlarıyla İsl&acirc;m Akaidi ve Kel&acirc;ma Giriş<strong>,</strong>&nbsp;İstanbul : Ensar Neşriyat, 1987;</p>
Course Resources

Hasan Mahmûd eş-Şafii, Kelam'a Giriş, çev. Süleyman Akkuş, İstanbul : Değişim Yayınları, 2009.

Kelam El Kitabı, edt. Şaban Ali Düzgün, Ankara: Grafiker Yayınları, 2012.

Bekir Topaloğlu, Allah İnancı, İstanbul : Türkiye Diyanet Vakfı İslâm Araştırmaları Merkezi (İSAM), 2006.

Mevlüt Özler, İslâm Düşüncesinde Tevhid, İstanbul : Nun Yayıncılık, 1995.

İzmirli İsmail Hakkı, Yeni İlm-i Kelâm, Ankara: Ankara Okulu Yayınları, 2013.

Binyamin Abrahamov, İslam Kelâmında Zorunlu Bilgi, çev.Fethi Kerim Kazanç, Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi, 2010, sayı: 28, s. 231-251.

Hüseyin Şahin, “İbn Rüşd’ün Kelamcıların Hudûs ve İmkan Delillerine Yönelttiği Eleştiriler”, Gümüşhane Ünv. İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi, c. 4, sayı: 7, 2015, s. 177-190.

Muhammed Fatih Kılıç, “İbn Sînâ’nın Kelâmcıların Hudûs Görüşüne Yönelttiği Eleştiriler”, Dîvân Disiplinlerarası Çalışmalar Dergisi, c. 15, sayı: 28, 2010, 115-134.

Mehmet Bulğen, Kelâm İlminin Kozmolojik Boyutları ve Günümüz Kozmolojisi, Marmara Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi, 2010/2, sayı: 39, s. 49-80.

Hülya Alper, “İmam Mâtürîdî’de Akıl-Vahiy İlişkisi: Aklın Önceliği ve Vahyin Gerekliliği”, Milel ve Nihal, c. 7, sayı: 2, 2010, s. 7-29

Hasan Hüseyin Tunçbilek, “Allah’ın Sıfatlarının Mahiyeti Problemi”, Harran Ünv. İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi, c.7, sayı:1 Ocak-Haziran 2001, s. 63-87

İlyas Çelebi, “Klasik Bir Kelam Problemi Olarak İsim-Müsemma Meselesi”, İLAM Araştırma Dergisi, 1998, cilt: III, sayı: 1, s. 103-116

Tevfik Yücedoğru, “Ehl-i Sünnet Kelamcılarında Tekvîn Tartışması, Uludağ İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi, c. 2, sayı: 2, 1987, s.253-261.

İslam Ansiklopedisi maddeleri: Bilgi, Vücud, Allah, Sıfat, Ahval, Halku’l-Kur’an, Rüyetullah, İstivâ, Kesb vb diğer ilgili makaleler.

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.
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.
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ara Sınav 70
3. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Final 60
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 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 1 16
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 3 5 15
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 128
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.12
dersAKTSKredisi 5