INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΑΛΑΙΑ ΔΙΑΘΗΚΗ / INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT
CodeΥ201
FacultyTheology
SchoolPastoral and Social Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAthanasios Paparnakis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60005047

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

Registered students: 458
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course214

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600126358
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students will be informed about a) value of the Old Testament for theological studies and ecclesiastical theology, b) key issues of scientific study and research, c) main stations of the progress of scientific research, d) formation and content of Old Testament books.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course Introduction to the Old Testament informs about content, formation, history and theology of the Old Testament according to modern biblical scholarship and patristic approaches. 1. Introduction: Terminology. Definitions. 2. General introduction: The Old Testament as history and revelation 3. The history of the Old Testament canon 4. The text-history of the Old Testament. 5. Bible-Translations and Qumran-texts 6. The Septuagint: modern research 7. Special Introduction: Introduction to the Pentateuch. The composition of the Pentateuch 8. Pentateuch 9. Other historical books 10. The poetic books 11. The prophetic books I 12. The prophetic books II 13. The prophetic books III
Keywords
Introduction, Old Testament, Bible, canon, text, Septuagint, masoretic text
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Lectures783.1
Laboratory Work251
Exams251
Total1285.1
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σ. Καλαντζάκη, Εισαγωγή στην Παλαιά Διαθήκη, Θεσ/νίκη: Πουρναράς, 2006.
Additional bibliography for study
Κοντογόνου Κ., Εἰσαγωγή εἰς τήν Ἁγίαν Γραφήν, Ἀθῆναι 1859. Δυοβουνιώτου Κ., Εἰσαγωγή εἰς τάς Ἁγίας Γραφάς, Ἀθῆναι 1904. Παπαγεωργίου Σ., Εἰσαγωγή εἰς τήν Παλαιάν Διαθήκην, Ἀλεξάνδρεια 1910. Ἀντωνιάδου Β., Ἐγχειρίδιον Εἰσαγωγῆς εἰς τάς Ἁγίας Γραφάς. Α΄ Εἰσαγωγή εἰς τήν Παλαιάν Διαθήκην, ἐν Ἀθήναις 1936. Μπρατσιώτου Π., Εἰσαγωγή εἰς τήν Παλαιάν Διαθήκην μετά δύο παραρτημάτων περί ἀποκρύφων καί νεωτέρων μεταφράσεων τῆς Παλαιᾶς Διαθήκης, ἐν Ἀθήναις 1937 (21975). — Ἐπίτομος Εἰσαγωγή εἰς τήν Παλαιάν Διαθήκην, Ἀθῆναι 1955 (31993). Παπαδοπούλου Ν., Ἑρμηνεία περικοπῶν τῆς Παλαιᾶς Διαθήκης μετά στοιχείων Εἰσαγωγῆς, τεύχ. Α΄καί Β΄, Ἀθῆναι 1973. — Σύντομος Εἰσαγωγή εἰς τήν Παλαιάν Διαθήκην, Ἀθῆναι 2003 (γ΄ ἀνατύπωσις). Σιμωτᾶ Π., Εἰσαγωγή εἰς τήν Παλαιάν Διαθήκην, τεύχη Α΄ καί Δ΄, Θεσσαλονίκη 1973. Δόϊκου Δ., Εἰσαγωγή στήν Παλαιά Διαθήκη (4 τεύχη), Θεσσαλονίκη 1975. — Συνοπτική Εἰσαγωγή στήν Παλαιά Διαθήκη (ἀνατύπωση), Θεσσαλονίκη 1980. Χαστούπη Ἀ., Εἰσαγωγή εἰς τήν Παλαιάν Διαθήκην (πρός χρῆσιν τῶν φοιτητῶν), ἐν Ἀθήναις 1981. Καλαντζάκη Σ., Εἰσαγωγή στήν Παλαιά Διαθήκη. Α΄ Γενική Εἰσαγωγή, Θεσσαλονίκη 1985. Καϊμάκη Δ. – Κωνσταντίνου Μ., Εἰσαγωγή στά ἱστορικά καί προφητικά βιβλία τῆς Παλαιᾶς Διαθήκης καί στοιχεῖα ἑβραϊκῆς γλώσσας, Θεσσαλονίκη 1987. Περαιτέρω Βιβλιογραφία δίδεται στην πρώτη παράδοση
Last Update
15-04-2016