Issues of methodology in Patristic research

Course Information
TitleΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΜΕΘΟΔΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ ΤΗΣ ΠΑΤΡΟΛΟΓΙΚΗΣ ΕΡΕΥΝΑΣ / Issues of methodology in Patristic research
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorSymeon Paschalidis
Course ID60005035

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Instrumenta Studiorum: Patristic Indices and Lexica 2. Instrumenta Studiorum: Patristic series and critical editions of patristic works 3.Instrumenta Studiorum: Systems of Patrology in Greek and Latin 4. Instrumenta Studiorum: Patrology on the Internet 5. Instrumenta Studiorum: e-databases and their use 6. Instrumenta Studiorum: electronic sources and translations 7. Instrumenta Studiorum: bibliographic research in specialized databases 8. Research for secondary literature in databases of e-journals 9. Journals on Patristics 10. Reading and evaluation of secondary literature 11. Critical reading of patristic texts in their historical and theological context 12. Steps in writing an essay on patristics 13. Evaluation of sources and bibliogrpahic references
Patristics, indices and lexica, patristic editions, writing an essay on patristics, bibliography, electronic sources
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
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