Unceasing Worship and the book of Psalms

Course Information
TitleΑδιάλειπτη λατρεία και ψαλτήριο / Unceasing Worship and the book of Psalms
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGeorgios Xeilas
Course ID60005336

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
  • Georgios Xeilas
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
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)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Unceasing Prayer and the Psalter This specific area of study aims to: a) Inform undergraduate students in the liturgical dimensions of unceasing prayer and the liturgical structure and use of the Psalter. b) Study the Service of the Twelve Psalms in the ascetic texts and the manuscript tradition. c) Research the evolution of the Service of the Twelve Psalms in the Service of the Mesoria (Mid-Hours). d) Examine the liturgical use of the Mesoria (Mid-Hours). e) All this liturgical richness can assist the undergraduate students in their academic training and their pastoral activity in the Church.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Written assigments150.6
Student Assessment
Students are questioned in writting and orally on issues discussed in class. Assessment is based upon whether students state clear answers and develop personal critical attitude towards course thematic.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Παναγιώτη Ι. Σκαλτσή, "Ως είναι την ευχήν άπαυστον". Η ακολουθία των δώδεκα ψαλμών, εκδ. Δέσποινα Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014. 2. Παναγιώτη Ι. Σκαλτσή, Η παράδοση της κοινής και της κατ' ιδίαν προσευχής, με ειδική αναφορά στο Ωρολόγιο του Θηκαρά, εκδ. Π. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2008.
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