CANON LAW III. CHURCH AND STATE RELATIONS

Course Information
TitleΚΑΝΟΝΙΚΟ ΔΙΚΑΙΟ ΙΙΙ. ΣΧΕΣΕΙΣ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑΣ / CANON LAW III. CHURCH AND STATE RELATIONS
CodeΥΕ19
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Nikolakakis
CommonYes
StatusInactive
Course ID60005095

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600101243
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
On completion of the module a student will : 1. have described the sources of canon law and ecclesiastical law, 2. have understood the domestic law of Orthodox Church and will have developed the ability to relate church law and political, social, and cultural contexts. 3. have described, understood and expounded the State relations with : a. religious communities in general b. the Orthodox Church of Greece 4. have described and expounded specific matters of the Law of the Orthodox Church of Greece. Special discussion is undertaken concerning her statutory legislation in Greek territory. 5. have described the particular ecclesiastical regimes in Greek territory, i.e. Mount Athos, semi-Autonomous Church of Crete and the Ecclesiastical Provinces of the Dodecanese).
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This module introduces and examines the study of the Law of the Orthodox Church and the relations between the State and religious communities in general. It examines also how religious groups organize themselves within the State legal framework. The study of the right of Religious Freedom is also part of the course. The Law of the Orthodox Church of Greece and the particular ecclesiastical regimes in Greek territory, i.e. the Church of Crete, Mount Athos (Agion Oros) and the ecclesiastical provinces of the Dodecanese, are also examined. 1RST WEEK : DEFINITIONS, SOURCES AND PURPOSE OF ECCLESIASTICAL LAW 2ND WEEK: THE RIGHT OF THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 3RD WEEK: THE CONDITIONS AND THE PROCEDURE FOR GRANTING INDEPENDENCE TO LOCAL CHURCHES. ECCLESIASTICAL AUTOCEPHALY AND AUTONOMY. 4TH WEEK : THE MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH (CLERGYMEN, LAITY, MONKS) 5TH WEEK : CENTRAL ORGANIZATION OF THE CHURCH OF GREECE 6TH WEEK : PERIPHERAL ORGANIZATION OF THE CHURCH OF GREECE 7TH WEEK : THE MINISTRY OF THE PRIESTS (SANCTIFYING, TEACHING, GOVERNING) 8TH WEEK : THE SPECIAL LEGAL TREATMENT OF THE CLERGYMEN AND THE MONKS 9TH WEEK : ECCLESIASTICAL OFFENCES-ECCLESIASTICAL PUNISHMENTS 10TH WEEK : ECCLESIASTICAL COURTS –ECCLESIASTICAL PROCEDURE LAW 11TH WEEK : THE LEGAL AND CANONICAL STATUS OF ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE IN GREEK TERRITORY 12TH WEEK : THE PARTICULAR ECCLESIASTICAL REGIMES OF MOUNT ATHOS, OF THE CHURCH OF CRETE AND OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PROVINCES OF DODECANESE 13TH WEEK : THE ORTHODOX DIASPORA
Keywords
Ecclesiastical Law, Canon Law, State and Church Relations, Religious Freedom, Ecclesiastical Penal Law, Greek Orthodox Church, Ecumenical Partiarchate, Mount Athos, Church of Crete, Provinces of Dodecanese, Orthodox Diaspora.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Total
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Ι. Κονιδάρη, Εγχειρίδιο εκκλησιαστικού δικαίου,εκδ. Σάκκουλα Α.Ε., Αθήνα-Θεσσαλονίκη 2011. 2) Σπ. Τρωϊάνου-Γ.Πουλή, Εκκλησιαστικό δίκαιο, εκδ. Αντώνιος Ν. Σάκκουλας, Αθήνα-Κομοτηνή 2003.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Θ. Γιάγκου-Γ. Πουλή, Πηγές του εκκλησιαστικού Ποινικού δικαίου, Θεσσαλονίκη 2007. 2. Ν. Μίλας, Το εκκλησιαστικόν δίκαιον της Ορθοδόξου Ανατολικής Εκκλησίας, (μετ. Μ. Αποστολόπουλου), Αθήναι 1906. 3. Π. Μπούμη, Κανονικό Δίκαιο, Αθήνα 1991. 4. Π. Παναγιωτάκου, Σύστημα του εκκλησιαστικού δικαίου κατά την εν Ελλάδι ισχύν αυτού, τ. Γ΄-Δ΄, εν Αθήναις 1962-1957 (ανατ. Θεσσαλονίκη 1999). 5. Κ. Ράλλη, Ποινικόν Δίκαιον της Ορθοδόξου ανατολικής Εκκλησίας, Θεσσαλονίκη 1998. 6. G. ROBBERS, State and Church in the European Union, Baden-Baden 2005. 7. Grigorios Papathomas, L’ Église de Grèce dans l’ Europe unie, εκδ. Επέκταση, Κατερίνη 1998 8. Του αυτού, Le Patriarcat œcuménique de Constantinople (y compris la Politeia monastique du Mont Athos) dans l’ Europe unie, Κατερίνη 1998 9. Ι. Κονιδάρη, Ιδιαίτερα εκκλησιαστικά καθεστώτα στην ελληνική επικράτεια, Αθήνα-θεσσαλονίκη 2012.
Last Update
06-11-2014