The role of the woman in the Orthodox Church

Course Information
TitleΗ παρουσία της γυναίκας στην Ορθόδοξη Εκκλησία / The role of the woman in the Orthodox Church
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorThomai Chouvarda
Course ID600015297

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-3

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

Registered students: 43
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course examines the position of women in the history of the Church. It analyzes critically the impact of women's presence in the Church life through a variety of roles, such as the deaconess, virgin, widow etc. The course aims to illuminate the status of women and its treatment from the Church based on the sources of christian literature.
Church, woman, gender, christian literature
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Written assigments251
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Θ.Α. Χουβαρδά, Η γυναίκα στην πρωτοχριστιανική Εκκλησία. Η περίπτωση της χριστιανικής χηρείας, εκδ. Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2018 [77119141]
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