Science and Religion

Course Information
TitleΕπιστήμη και Θρησκεία / Science and Religion
CodeΧ298
FacultyTheology
SchoolPastoral and Social Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEleni Antonopoulou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600012842

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

Registered students: 25
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600126173
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Category
General Foundation
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)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of the course students will be able: (1) utilizing the knowledge to discuss contemporary problems and theories concerning the relationship of science and theology, (2) to develop dialogue with the modern sciences, (3) to establish the epistemological limits of science with critical consideration of the results in people's lives.
General Competences
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Science and Religion: An overview, 2. The ancient world, 3. Scientific revolution, 4. Galileo’s trial, 5. The mechanistic view of the world, 6. Natural theology, 7. Enlightenment, 8. The theory of evolution, 9. Science and the Eastern Orthodox Church, 10. The modern world, 11. Science and other religions, 12. Priests in the service of Science, 13. Presentation of term papers
Keywords
science, Theology
Educational Material Types
  • 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
After successful completion of the course students will be able: (1) utilizing the knowledge to discuss contemporary problems and theories concerning the relationship of science and theology, (2) to develop dialogue with the modern sciences, (3) to establish the epistemological limits of science with critical consideration of the results in people's lives.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures753
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities50.2
Written assigments200.8
Total1004
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
J.H. Brooke (2005): Επιστήμη και Θρησκεία. Μια ιστορική προσέγγιση. Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης
Last Update
03-09-2018