Fundamental Theology IR WT-DTE-TFN1
Essential contest: Man asks: Who am I - man? In the contest of physical evil - evil of necessity, substantial non-satisfaction, a man is, his fate is hard and tragic. The second dimension of evil is a moral evil, the evil of spiritual choice against good – inscrutable mystery of egoism, pride, the deepness of self liking In the opposition to all of this stays desire of a man, this objection puts to life human activity in the world. Man looks for the answer in order to understand himself and his destiny. The answer is looking on the tree levels of his activity: impersonal – technical, personal and religious. He finds the God’s answer for his question on the religious level in Christianity.
In the contest of the lecture is shown the essence and origin of religion, Revelation of God in Jesus Christ – His conscience in the human nature.
Main sections of subjects:
Religion as a realization of a man
Religion – primary endowment of human psychic
Religion – biological necessity
Religion – as an expression of the ontological structure of human being
Religion – as a fundamental element of culture and humanity
Revelation, which creates history
Necessity of Revelation
Course of Revelation
- Jesus Christ in the history
- Jesus Christ as a Revelation of God
Resurrection of Jesus as a fulfillment of mans yearning
The methods of valuation: Final oral exam
(in Polish) Grupa przedmiotów ogólnouczenianych
Learning outcome code/codes
Type of subject
E. Rideau, Objawienie, Warszawa 1974.
J. Kulisz SJ, Wprowadzenie do teologii fundamentalnej, Kraków 1995;
H. Seweryniak, Teologia fundamentalna t. 1, Warszawa 2010.
H. Seweryniak, Święty Kościół powszedni, Warszawa 1996
Jan Paweł II, Encyklika "Fides et ratio", Rzym 1998
Information on level of this course, year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered, types and amount of class hours - can be found in course structure diagrams of apropriate study programmes. This course is related to the following study programmes:
- Theology: Coaching and social mediation specialty
- Theology, specialization: teaching - catechetical
- Theology - full-time master studies
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