Course Information
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantinos Kotsiopoulos
Course ID60005061

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course is taught, which is generally divided into 13 modules, which are listed below the exact content of the course, students sought to cultivate the ability to process the Christian sources on Sociology and the secular or secular literature, comparative and dialectically.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
SCHEDULE OF SUPPLIES 13 TEACHING MODULES 1. The emergence of Christianity in Society of Judaism and Roman environment. Two. Teaching and Student Relations. Three. The original form of the Church. 4. The formation of ecclesiastical office. 5. The transition to the universal church. 6. Tradition, Present and Future of Christianity. 7. Secularism. 8. Christianity and Utopia. 9. Religion and politics. 10. Church-state relations and multiculturalism 11. Culture conflict and Christianity. 12. Social teaching of Christianity. 13. Christian Charity and Social Welfare.
Sociology of religion, social teaching of the Church Fathers
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Contact by email.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment783.1
Other / Others20.1
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.Γ. Μαντζαρίδης, Κοινωνιολογία του Χριστιανισμού, εκδ. Παρναρού, Θεσσαλονίκη 2010. 2.Ι. Πέτρου, Κοινωνική θεωρία και σύγχρονος πολιτισμός, εκδ. Βάνιας, Θεσσαλονίκη.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Davie Gr., Κοινωνιολογία της θρησκείας, εκδόσεις Κριτική, Αθήνα 2010. 2. Γιούλτση Β., Γενική Κοινωνιολογία, εκδόσεις Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 1997. 3. Γιούλτση Β., Κοινωνιολογία της Θρησκείας, εκδόσεις Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2002. 4. Κωτσιόπουλου Κ., Ανεξιθρησκεία. Κοινωνική θεώρηση των Ανθρωπίνων Δικαιωμάτων στον Ευρωπαϊκό και Νεοελληνικό Διαφωτισμό. Το παράδειγμα των J. Locke και Ευγένιου Βούλγαρη, εκδόσεις Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005. 5. Νικολαΐδης Απόστολος, Δόγματα και Κοινωνία, εκδόσεις Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2009. 6. Νικολαΐδης Απόστολος, Κοινωνιολογία της Θρησκείας, εκδόσεις Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2007. 7. Παπαρίζου Αντώνη, Θεός, Εξουσία και θρησκευτική συνείδηση, εκδόσεις Ελληνικής Γραμμής. 8. Πέτρου Ι., Πολυπολιτισμικότητα και θρησκευτική ελευθερία, εκδόσεις Βάνιας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005. 9. Πέτρου Ι., Χριστιανισμός και Κοινωνία, εκδόσεις Βάνιας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004.
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