INTERPRETATION OF DOGMATIC AND SYMBOLIC TEXTS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH II

Course Information
TitleΕΡΜΗΝΕΙΑ ΔΟΓΜΑΤΙΚΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΣΥΜΒΟΛΙΚΩΝ ΚΕΙΜΕΝΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΟΡΘΟΔΟΞΟΥ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑΣ ΙΙ / INTERPRETATION OF DOGMATIC AND SYMBOLIC TEXTS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH II
CodeΥΕ16
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorVasileios Tsigkos
CommonYes
StatusInactive
Course ID60005092

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

Registered students: 18
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
600126210
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
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 (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Good knowledge of the ecclesiastical history and social context of the first eight centuries, of interpretative data of Scripture and the relations between Judaism and Christianity. Appropriate knowledge of the dialogue between the Church Fathers and philosophers, especially Neoplatonismou.Good knowledge of the texts of the first two Ecumenical Councils and the Fathers of the Church of the first eight centuries. Good knowledge of species and the interpretation of classical texts. Good knowledge of the configuration of the liturgical typoi and liturgical arts.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to examine: 1. historical and theological texts of the first eight centuries AD, and to participate in review issue, 2. to search the conciliar texts of the Church's life and compare them with the modern Orthodox act and the interchristian relations, 3. to interpret the dialogue of the Orthodox Church with the philosophy and the social environment, in which stood the Byzantine and post-Byzantine civic institutions, 4. to have theological arguments for the inter-Christian and inter-religious dialogue, 5.to compose the tradition of the Orthodox Church with the data of the modern world.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • 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)
Systematic interpretation of dogmatic and symbolic texts of the Orthodox Church of the 3rd, 4th, Ecumenical Councils, i.e. interpretation of terms and canons of dogmatic interest.Combined use of patristic texts (chrises) and Synodal anthology of St. Cyril, Proclus of Constantinople, Anastasius of Sinai, Maximus Confessor and John Damascene. Outline of Lectures (Syllabus): 1. Christological heresies before the Synod of Ephesus. 2. The Epistles of St. Cyril to Nestorius. 3. The reasons for convocation the Third Ecumenical Synod and its process. 4. Textual production during the Synod. 5. The first Agreement, the Anaphora. 6. The Form of Reconciliation 7-8 The Second Letter of St. Cyril to Nestorius 9-10 The Third Letter of St.Cyril to Nestorius 11. The State (Oros)of the Fourth Ecumenical Council 12. Conciliar texts of the period after the Synod of Chalcedon and Oroi 13. Excerpts from the work De Fidei by St. John the Damascenus
Keywords
Orthodox Church, Doctrine, Ecumenical Synods and their Oroi, Synodical Institution, Great Fathers, Ecumenical Orthodoxy, Ecumenical Patriarchate. Old Patriarchates.Holy Canons
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures702.8
Reading Assigment50.2
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities50.2
Written assigments
Exams200.8
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Scientific work and presentation in the classroom. Final exams.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Καρμίρη, Ι.,Τα Δογματικά και Συμβολικά Μνημεία της Ορθοδόξου Καθολικής Εκκλησίας, τ. 1. εν Αθήναις 1960. Τσίγκου, Β., Περιχώρησις. Θεολογικό περιεχόμενο του όρου και οι εφαρμογές του κατά τη Δογματική της Ορθοδόξου Εκκλησίας, εκδ. Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2015.
Additional bibliography for study
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