Themes of interpretation of the doctrinal and symbolical texts in the Orthodox Church IV

Course Information
TitleΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΕΡΜΗΝΕΙΑΣ ΤΩΝ ΔΟΓΜΑΤΙΚΩΝ & ΣΥΜΒΟΛΙΚΩΝ ΚΕΙΜΕΝΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΟΡΘΟΔΟΞΟΥ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑΣ Δ΄ / Themes of interpretation of the doctrinal and symbolical texts in the Orthodox Church IV
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasileios Georgopoulos
Course ID60002714

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)
Required Courses
  • ΔΘ1 Themes of interpretation of the doctrinal and symbolic texts in the Orthodox Church I
Learning Outcomes
After the successful completion of the course students will be able: (1) to fulfill their theological knowledge in dialogue with other Christians, to construct cooperative relations (2) to develop dialogue with the social sciences.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The systematic interpretation of symbolic texts of the Orthodox Church. 1. Synodal act of Ottoman period, 2. The Ecumenical Patriarchate and its relationship with the patriarchates of the East, 3. Reformation and Ecumenical Patriarchate, 4-7 Faith's Confessions, 8-10, Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism, 11-12 Synodical decisions of 20 c., 13. Papers Presentation.
Ottoman period, Reformation, Faith's Confession, Roman Catholicism.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
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
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Paper Presentation
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1)Ι. Καρμίρη,Τα Δογματικά και Συμβολικά Μνημεία της Ορθοδόξου Καθολικής Ἐκκλησίας,Τόμ. Α΄, Εν Αθήναις 19602. 2) Δ. Λιάλιου, Ερμηνεία Δογματικών καί Συμβολικών κειμένων της Ορθοδόξου Εκκλησίας, Τόμ. Α΄-B', εκδ. Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2016. 3)Β.Φειδά, Εκκλησιαστική Ιστορία, Τόμ.Γ΄, Αθήναι 2014. 4)Κ.Σκουτέρη, Ιστορία Δογμάτων , Τόμ.Α΄, Αθήνα 1998 5) Κ.Σκουτέρη, Ιστορία Δογμάτων , Τόμ.Β΄, Αθήνα 2004 6)H.Lietzmann, Symbole der Alte Kirche, στο Κleine Texte Nr 17/18, 19354. 7)Κ. Beyschlag, Grundriβ der Dogmengeschichte, Band 1, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt 19882. 8)J.N.D.Kelly, Altchristliche Glaubensbekenntnisse. Geschichte und Theologie, Vandenhoeck &Ruprecht, Göttingen 19932. 9)J. N.D.Kelly, Early Christian Doctrines, Prince Press, Peabody , Ma 2003. 10)A.Grillmeier, Jesus der Christus im Glauben der Kirche, Band 1, Herder, Freiburg- Basel- Wien 19903. 11) Urbina, Nizäa und Konstantinopel, Matthias-Grünewald Verlag, Mainz 1964. 12)A.M.Ritter, Das Konzil von Konstantinopel und seine Symbol,Göttingen 1965. 13) C.Andresen- A.M.Ritter(Hrsg), Handbuch der Dogmen und Theologiegeschichte, Band 1, Göttingen 19992. 14)M. Fiedrowicz, Theologie der Kirchenväter, Herder,Freiburg- Basel- Wien 20102. 15)M. Wiles, The Making of Christian Doctrine. A Study in the Principles of Early Christian Development, Cambidge 1967.
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