Monasticism in the Orthodox Slavic world. History and evolution.

Course Information
TitleΟ μοναχισμός στον ορθόδοξο Σλαβικό κόσμο. Ιστορία και εξέλιξη / Monasticism in the Orthodox Slavic world. History and evolution.
Code2066
FacultyTheology
SchoolTheology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIlias Evangelou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60005345

Programme of Study: UPS School of Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 15
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesWinter-3

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600125659
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
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)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • 302 History of Slavic Orthodox Churches
  • 602 Monasticism in the Orthodox Slavic world. History and evolution.
Learning Outcomes
To understand the evolution of the monasticism in the Orthodox Slavic world from the period following its Christianization to the present day, so that the students learn: a) the establishment of the monasticism in the Slavic world; b) the life and activity of the most important representatives of monasticism in Russia, Bulgaria and Serbia, as well as the monastic centers with which they connected their activity, c) the particular characteristics of the monastic tradition as developed in the above countries, and d) the unique contribution of the monasticism in the spiritual and cultural identity of each individual people.
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The history and evolution of the monasticism in the Orthodox Slavic world (Russia, Bulgaria, Serbia) from the 9th century until today is presented in the course "Monasticism in the Orthodox Slavic world. History and evolution". In particular, it is presented: a) the acquaintance of the Slavs with monasticism in the first period after their Christianization and the process of its dissemination and establishment. b) the life and activity of the main representatives of monasticism in Russia, Bulgaria and Serbia and the monastic centers with which they connected their actions. c) the particular characteristics of the lonely tradition as developed in the above countries, capturing the self-image of each people. and d) the particular contribution of monasticism to the spiritual and cultural identity of each individual people.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures522.1
Reading Assigment190.8
Exams30.1
Total743.0
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Συγγράμματα Η. Ευαγγέλου, Ο ησυχασμός στον κόσμο των νοτίων Σλάβων τον 14ο αιώνα. Επιδράσεις στον πνευματικό, εκκλησιαστικό και πολιτικό τους βίο, [Εκδόσεις Πουρναρά] Θεσσαλονίκη 2010 (σελ. 75-209)
Additional bibliography for study
Από το βιβλίο του Ι. Ταρνανίδη, Σελίδες από την εκκλησιαστική γραμματεία των Σλάβων, [Εκδόσεις Αφοί Κυριακίδη] Θεσσαλονίκη 2004 τις σελίδες 337-365.
Last Update
20-09-2018