Course Content (Syllabus)
This course is divided into two units. Firstly, lives and teaching of Church Fathers is studied and secondly, there is an historical-philological analysis of their works.
Each writer of church Father is located on a place, time and spiritual environment. This course will figure out the way he interacts in relation with certain social, political, theological and ecclesiastical facts.
On the second unit, there is a discussion about the problem of interpretation on church literature. The methods of interpretation, chosen by Fathers, will be presented and there will be a discussion about their impact on contemporary spiritual matters. The approach will become according to patristic texts, analyzed during this course.
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Χρ. Αραμπατζή, Θέματα Εκκλησιαστικής Γραμματολογίας και Πατερικής Ερμηνευτικής, Εκδόσεις Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014
Χρ. Αραμπατζή, Ανθολόγηση της Πατερικής Γραμματείας, Εκδόσεις Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014