HIB038n Spiritual face of enlightenment in the Czech lands

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Zdeňka Stoklásková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Zdeňka Stoklásková, Ph.D.
Department of History - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of History - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! HIB0460 Enlightenment in Czech lands
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Mental feature of enlightenment in the Czech lands The objective of this course is to introduce the role of the church, state, and society within the changing conditions of the enlightenment period in the Czech lands. The basic priority is to perceive basic development trends of the enlightenment within the church sphere and their special aspects in the Austrian or Czech environment, which is also helped by an analysis of contemporary texts, particularly satirical and critical works of Austrian enlightenment bookmen, as well as analysis of the dispute of the “men around the throne” on the direction of the reformation in the church sphere.
Learning outcomes
Students of the course will be able to describe the basic developmental trends in the history of the enlightenment within the church sphere and their special aspects in the Austrian or Czech environment.
Syllabus
  • Objectives of the course 1. Prologue of the enlightenment in the church context of Austria • 2. Josephine church reformations • 3. Objectionable aspects of the church reformations, i.e. monastic sanctuary, monastic prisons, religious processions and pilgrimages, religious holidays, etc. • 4. State and the church: General seminaries, new parish system, shanty parishes • 5. Church in satirical writings of enlightenment thinkers • 6. Secularization of society • 7. Church and revolution, enlightened priests • 8. Tolerated religions and their position • 9. Governor, religion and the church • 10. Economic impacts of the enlightenment church reformations • 11. Enlightenment and the church in legal iconography • 12. Freemasons and Illuminates • 13. Decay of the enlightenment and conservative influences
Literature
    required literature
  • HAUBELT, Josef. České osvícenství. 2., rev. a rozš. vyd., V na. Praha: Rodiče, 2004. 605 s. ISBN 8086695530. info
    recommended literature
  • Od barokní piety k interiorizaci víry? Problémy katolického osvícenství, Historie – Otázky – Problémy 2/2009
  • MAASS, Ferdinand (ed.), Der Josephinismus. Quellen zu seiner Geschichte in Österreich, 5 sv., Wien 1951-1961.
  • BODI, Leslie, Tauwetter in Wien. Zur Prosa der österreichischen Aufklärung 1781-1795, 2. vyd., Wien 1995.
  • KLINGENSTEIN, Grete a kol. (ed.), Österreich im Europa der Aufklärung, Wien 1980.
  • Bildergalerie katholischer Misbräuche, Frankfurt und Leipzig 1784
  • Bildergalerie klösterlicher Misbräuche, Franfurt und Leipzig 1784
  • TINKOVÁ, Daniela. Jakobíni v sutaně : neklidní kněží, strach z revoluce a konec osvícenství na Moravě. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2011. 359 s. ISBN 9788025704417. info
  • Post tenebras spero lucem : duchovní tvář českého a moravského osvícenství. Edited by Jaroslav Lorman - Daniela Tinková. Vyd. 1. Praha: Casablanca, 2009. 414 s. ISBN 9788073082468. info
  • MELMUKOVÁ, Eva. Patent zvaný toleranční. Vyd. 1. Praha: Mladá fronta, 1999. 238 s. ISBN 8020407413. info
  • Evangelíci v rané toleranční době v Čechách a na Moravě. Edited by Jiří Melmuk - Eva Melmuková-Šašecí - Ilja Burian. Vyd. 1. Praha: Oliva, 1995. s. 153-200. ISBN 80-85942-15-1. info
    not specified
  • ZLÁMAL, Bohumil. Příručka českých církevních dějin. I., Počátky latinského a slovanského křesťanství na Velké Moravě a v Čechách (800-1000). Olomouc: MCM, 2005. info
Teaching methods
The course has three different methodological formats: lecture, seminar and practical. Lectures are given by the teachers, while students will present papers at the seminars. The practical format consists of a joint discussion on historical texts and illustrations.
Assessment methods
Seminary work.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course is taught: every week.

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