The conversion to Christianity during the first centuries: From St. Paul to St. Augustine

Course Information
TitleΗ μεταστροφή στον χριστιανισμό κατά τους πρώτους αιώνες:Από τον Απ. Παύλο στον Ιερό Αυγουστίνο. / The conversion to Christianity during the first centuries: From St. Paul to St. Augustine
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAnna Koltsiou-Nikita
Course ID60005286

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: Knowledge: To study and understand a religious or philosophical issue utilizing sources To know the mutual influences of national and Christian literature in the first centuries To realize the common concerns and common problem that characterizes the Hellenistic environment the appearance of Christianity To understand the reasons that may lead to conversion and the impact this has on people's lives To realize that the literary imprinting of conversion may suffer some processing large or small
General Competences
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course is presented, with the help of texts, the way in which is described the experience of conversion the Christianity mainly by themselves converts. Representative cases is the conversion of the apostle Paul, the Holy Au- goustin, Anthony the Great and Constantine the Great. At the same time are presented autobiographical texts of national literature concerning the conversion to philosophy, such as the conversion of Marcus Aurelius and of Dio Chrysostom.
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