Themes in the Dogmatic Theology of the Orthodox Catholic Church A

Course Information
TitleΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΔΟΓΜΑΤΙΚΗΣ ΤΗΣ ΟΡΘΟΔΟΞΗΣ ΚΑΘΟΛΙΚΗΣ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑΣ Α΄. / Themes in the Dogmatic Theology of the Orthodox Catholic Church A
CodeΔΘ21
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasileios Tsigkos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60005110

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600101058
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)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able: - To familiarize students with the sources, findings, usage and study of a specific secondary literature. - Method of scientific research and authoring work in the field of Dogmatics. - Τo be acquainted with the milestones, faculties and personalities that gave shape and expression to Orthodox dogma to date. - A thorough examination and interpretation of specific topics of the foundations of the Christian faith, on the basis of the life and the cultural records of the Church (Christian literature and art). • Specific topics and literature concerning scientific research and writing are presented, interpreted and discussed, together with a historic overview of Dogmatics to date
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Specific topics and literature concerning scientific research and writing are presented, interpreted and discussed, together with a historic overview of Dogmatics to date. SCHEDULE OF LECTURES: 1) Presentation and usage of electronic files from a specific bibliography of sources and reference books on topics connected with the Dogmatics of Orthodox Catholic Church. 2) Scientific methodology of design and research, as well as the searching and usage of bibliography (editions of texts and secondary literature), and indexing and authoring of work on topics of dogmatic elements (theory and practice). 3) Critical examination of the applications of theology. 4) Meaning, sources, formation and the essence of Orthodox dogma. 5) Historical overview of orthodox dogma from the beginning until 14th century with the examination of historical and spiritual factors of its formation (main milestones, faculties and personalities). 6) The scholarly reasoning of Orthodox dogma under Turkish occupation. 7-8) The Dogmatics of Orthodox Catholic Church during recent years in the contemporary Greek written works. 9-10) Critical analysis of the Greek-Orthodox manuals of Dogmatics written by Greek theologians during the 20th century, based on general principles, criteria and keys of Orthodox theology. 11) Dialogue concerning Orthodox dogma and the contemporary theological situation. 12-13) Presentation, conversation and critical examination of the essays by postgraduate students.
Keywords
Scientific methodology, dogma, historical overview of orthodox dogma, Orthodox manuals of Dogmatics, dogma and the contemporary theological situation
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
With e-mail
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures100
Reading Assigment50
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities16
Written assigments84
Total250
Student Assessment
Description
Written essays and in-class presentations. The participation of students in the classroom as well as their undertaking of assignments will also be taken into consideration.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Προτείνεται στους μεταπτυχιακούς φοιτητές βιβλιογραφία σχετική με τη γνωστική περιοχή της Δογματικής της Ορθοδόξου Εκκλησίας και με το θέμα της εργασίας που έχουν αναλάβει.
Additional bibliography for study
Ναι
Last Update
07-11-2017