THEMES OF PATRISTIC THEOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΠΑΤΕΡΙΚΗΣ ΘΕΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ / THEMES OF PATRISTIC THEOLOGY
CodeΘ239
FacultyTheology
SchoolPastoral and Social Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorTheodoros Pittaras
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60002396

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

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600126352
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)
Learning Outcomes
The students will be able to describe and solve the theological issues that raised in patristic literature. Furthermore, they will be able to connect more specific issues of the theology of Cyril of Alexandria and Proclus of Constantinople.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Teaching of particular themes of the patristic theology, as raised in the periods under review. They are explained and analyzed basic theological positions of the patristic teaching, and presented positions of the Fathers in relation always to emerging issues. 1. Introductory course on the period prior to the Ecumenical Council of Ephesus in order to combrehended themes concerning the teaching of Proclus of Constantinople and Cyril of Alexandria. 2. The relation between christology and soteriology in Proclus. 3. The relation between sin and death due to the fall of the first man. 4. The salvation of the man according to Proclus through the representative sacrifice of Christ. 5. The designations of the mystery of the divine eucharist according to Cyril of Alexandria and various protyposeis of the mystery. 6. Hagiographic foundation of the establishment and delivery of the divine eucharist. 7. The mysterious and sacrificial character of the mystery of the holy eucharist according to Cyril. 8. The conditions of participation in the holy eucharist. 9. The fruits of the holy eucharist for man. 10. The relationship between holy eucharist and ecclesiology according to Cyril. 11. The divine eucharist in nestorian controversy, the falsehoods of Nestorius and the Cyril's reply regarding this mystery. 12. The teaching of Nestorius on Theotokos and the corresponding of Proclus, distinguishing the God-bearing from the deification of the Virgin Mary. 13. Theological issues, exchange of arguments and discussion.
Keywords
PROCLUS OF CONSTANTINOPLE, CYRIL OF ALEXANDRIA, NESTORIUS OF CONSTANTINOPLE, CHRISTOLOGY, SOTERIOLOGY, THEOTOKOS, HOLY EUCHARIST
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
In communicating with the students it is also used the e-mail
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Reading Assigment391.6
Written assigments391.6
Oral examination10.0
Total793.2
Student Assessment
Description
Oral examination at the end of the semester, and taken into account the works undertaken by the students.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Θ. Πιτταρά, Ειδικά Θέματα Πατερικής Θεολογίας, εκδ. ΚΕ.Π.Ε., Αθήνα 2010.
Additional bibliography for study
1. π. Ι. Ρωμανίδου, Πατερική Θεολογία, εκδ. Παρακαταθήκη, Θεσ/νίκη 2004.
Last Update
09-08-2016