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020038 UE Basic Questions of Practical Theology (2019S)

Otto Haendler's Impulse for Practical Theology

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 2 - Evangelische Theologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: German



The course is blocked:
- Introduction: Thu, 14 March 2019, 15: 00-15: 45 (HS 2)
- Bock Dates: Mon, Apr 8, 2019, 13: 15-16: 45 (HS 2); Fri, Apr. 12, 2019, 13: 30-8: 00 (HS 3); Wed, 15 May 2019, 11: 30-16: 30 (HS 2); Thu, May 16, 2019, 9: 45-14: 45; Wed, June 12, 2019, 11: 30-17: 00; Thu, 13 June 2019, 9: 45-14: 45;


Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims: Knowledge, themes and sub-disciplines of practical theology. Overview of basic issues of practical-theological work (empirical insights, historical-systematic points of contact, current discourse and future questions).

Contents: Subject, Contextuality and Interpretive Patterns of Practical Theology in general. Cybernetics, Pastoral Theology, Liturgics, Homiletics, Poimenics, Diakonics, Christian Journalism and Ascetics in particular.

Method: reading of relevant literature (for seminar preparation), group work and discussions, short presentations, smaller exercises.

Assessment and permitted materials

1. smaller written tasks on the texts (for each session),
2. presentation (about 15 min)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Written preparation of questions for reading: 50,0%
Short presentation with discussion: 50,0%

Every part must be positive. Individual agreements are possible. The introduction session is mandatory.

Examination topics

Fechtner, Christian u. a.: Praktische Theologie. Ein Lehrbuch, Theologische Wissenschaft Band 15, 1. Aufl., Stuttgart: Kohlhammer 2017.
In addition, the results of the discussions in the course are relevant.

Reading list

Fechtner, Kristian u. a.: Praktische Theologie. Ein Lehrbuch, Theologische Wissenschaft Band 15, 1. Aufl., Stuttgart: Kohlhammer 2017.
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