Contemporary Bioethical views and Christian anthropology

Course Information
TitleΣύγχρονες Βιοηθικές αντιλήψεις και Χριστιανική Ανθρωπολογία / Contemporary Bioethical views and Christian anthropology
Code2174
FacultyTheology
SchoolTheology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasileios Kalliakmanis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600014139

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

Registered students: 49
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesWinter-3

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600125671
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)
Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of the course, students are able to: -understanding ethical dilemmas arising from the development of modern technologies -develop the appropriate theological criteria for discussing these dilemmas -widen ecclesial and general social awareness in addressing the contemporary bioethical challenges
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Course deals with bioethical dilemmas from modern developments in the field of Health Sciences. It presents the basic elements of Christian Anthropology based on the biblical-patristic tradition. It also highlights pastoral problems that arise in the application of biomedical technology. In particular, it examines the ethical concerns that arise at the beginning of human life, during and at the end of life.
Keywords
Bioethics, Christian Orthodox bioethics, Theology, bio-medical technology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of new technologies, e.g. video, powerpoint
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures451.8
Reading Assigment251
Exams50.2
Total753
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Παρασκευή Κιζιρίδου, Το αίτημα της ίασης στη λαϊκή θρησκευτικότητα, εκδόσεις Ροπή, Θεσ/νίκη 2017.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Μητροπολίτης Μεσογαίας και Λαυρεωτικής Νικόλαος, Ελεύθεροι από το Γονιδίωμα. Προσεγγίσεις Ορθόδοξης Βιοηθικής, Έκδοση Ιεράς Μητροπόλεως Μεσογαίας και Λαυρεωτικής, Λαύριο 2002 2. Σταυρούλα Τσινόρεμα (επιμ.), Θέματα βιοηθικής, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, Ηράκλειο 2013 3. Απόστολος Νικολαΐδης, Από τη Γένεση στη γενετική. Εγχειρίδιο βιοηθικής, εκδόσεις Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2006 4. Ελένη Καλοκαιρινού (επιμ.), Εισαγωγή στη βιοηθική: Ιστορικές και συστηματικές προσεγγίσεις, εκδόσεις Σύγχρονη Παιδεία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014
Last Update
06-09-2018