CHRIST AND HOLY SPIRIT IN THE ORTHODOX ECCLESIOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ AΓΙΟ ΠΝΕΥΜΑ ΣΤΗΝ ΟΡΘΟΔΟΞΗ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / CHRIST AND HOLY SPIRIT IN THE ORTHODOX ECCLESIOLOGY
CodeΧ270
FacultyTheology
SchoolPastoral and Social Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasileios Tsigkos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60005181

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

Registered students: 10
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600126164
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Υ102 PATROLOGY I. INTRODUCTION TO PATROLOGY. PATRISTIC LITERATURE AND THEOLOGY (1ST-4TH CENT.)
  • Υ202 PATROLOGY II. PATRISTIC LITERATURE AND THEOLOGY (5TH- 8TH CENT.)
  • Υ203 CHURCH HISTORY II. HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY
  • Υ301 NEW TESTAMENT EXEGESIS
  • ΥΕ01 OLD TESTAMENT THEOLOGY
  • ΥΕ16 INTERPRETATION OF DOGMATIC AND SYMBOLIC TEXTS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH II
  • ΥΕ17 DOGMATIC THEOLOGY OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able: - To familiarize students with specific aspects of the foundations of the Christian faith, on the basis of the life and the cultural records of the Church (Christian literature and art). - A closer and more thorough study into specific topics of the Dogmatics of the Orthodox Catholic Church. - Specific topics of the Orthodox faith are presented, interpreted and discussed. These topics are related to certain consequences of Christological dogma and the teaching about the Church and the Holy Spirit on the life of the ecclesial community - These themes are inextricably connected to the contemporary inter-Orthodox conversation about the Church.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Specific topics of the Orthodox faith are presented and interpreted. These topics are related to the connection of Christology and Pneumatology with Ecclesiology and also are inextricably connected to the contemporary inter-Orthodox conversation about the Church. SCHEDULE OF LECTURES: 1) The Christocentric Ecclesiology of patristic theology. 2) The discussion about Christ and the Church in contemporary theology. 3) Patristic and contemporary descriptions, icons and schemata about the Church. 4) The Divine Economy in Christ and the work of the Holy Spirit. 5) The issue of “two Economies” in the Church Fathers and in contemporary theology. 6) The unity of Christology and Pneumatology in Orthodox Ecclesiology. 7) The issue of ecclesiastical authority according to the Church Fathers and the contemporary theological conversation. 8) The meaning and the source of the ecclesiastical authority. 9) Bearers of the ecclesiastical authority. 10) The authority of the Bishop and the limits of his authority. 11) Synodal authority. Contemporary speculations about synodality. 12) The position of the prótos as first among equals in Orthodox theology and life. 13) The Ecclesiology of communion.
Keywords
Christ, Divine Economy, Church, Holy Spirit, authority, bishop, synod, Ecclesiology of communion.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
With e-mail
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures702.8
Reading Assigment50.2
Written assigments50.2
Other / Others200.8
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Oral examination. The participation of students in the classroom as well as their undertaking of assignments will also be taken into consideration.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Β. Τσίγκος, Χάρισμα και θεσμός στη διδασκαλία του ιερού Χρυσοστόμου, ἐκδ. Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2016.
Additional bibliography for study
- Β. Τσίγκος, Δογματική της Ορθοδόξου Εκκλησίας, εκδ. Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2017. Β. Τσίγκος, Ἐκκλησιολογικές θέσεις τοῦ ἁγίου Θεοδώρου τοῦ Στουδίτου. Αύθεντία καί πρωτείο, ἐκδ. Ορθόδοξος Κυψέλη, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2009. - Δ. Τσελεγγίδης, Προϋποθέσεις και κριτήρια του ορθοδόξως και απλανώς θεολογείν. Θεολογικές και Εκκλησιολογικές προσεγγίσεις, εκδ. Π. Πουρναρᾶ, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2013. - Α. Γιέφτιτς, Ἡ Ἐκκλησιολογία τοῦ Ἀποστόλου Παύλου, ἐκδ. Γρηγόρη, Ἀθήνα 1984. - Δ. Τσελεγγίδης, Προϋποθέσεις και κριτήρια του ορθοδόξως και απλανώς θεολογείν. Θεολογικές και Εκκλησιολογικές προσεγγίσεις, εκδ. Π. Πουρναρᾶ, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2013.
Last Update
03-09-2018