Course: Czech Ecclesiastical Law

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Course title Czech Ecclesiastical Law
Course code KCP/ČKP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Němec Damián, doc. lic. dr
Course content
Definition of the concept of State ecclesiastical law. A survey of the historical development of Czech, or Czechoslovak State ecclesiastical law, its relationship to Canon Law and Concordat Law. Particular problem fields (in the most necessary comparison to other post-communist countries): legal status of Churches and religious communities and of their juridical persons, provision of Church representatives, spiritual service in public institutions, Church medical and social institutions, marriage and family, education, media, property matters, religious exceptions and conscientious objections.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Definition of the concept of State ecclesiastical law. A survey of the historical development of Czech, or Czechoslovak State ecclesiastical law, its relationship to Canon Law and Concordat Law. Particular problem fields (in the most necessary comparison to other post-communist countries): legal status of Churches and religious communities and of their juridical persons, provision of Church representatives, spiritual service in public institutions, Church medical and social institutions, marriage and family, education, media, property matters, religious exceptions and conscientious objections.
Detailed orientation in the Czech State ecclesiastical law relating to the life and activities of the Church and religious communities (in the Czech State ecclesiastical Law), basic comparison with post-communist countries.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Dialog, Systematic Observation of Student

Orientation in basic types of legal solutions of particular fields in the Czech Republic with regard to the Euro-American tradition.
Recommended literature
  • (1994). Kodex kanonického práva. Úřední znění textu a překlad do češtiny. Praha : Zvon.
  • Tretera, J. R., & Horák, Z. Konfesní právo.
  • Valeš, Václav. (2009). Restituce církevního majetku v České republice po roce 1989. Brno : Moravskoslezská křesťanská akademie.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Sts Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology Catholic Theology (2) Philosophy, theology 3 Winter