Western Ecclesiastical Literature

Course Information
TitleΕκκλησιαστική Γραμματεία της Δύσης / Western Ecclesiastical Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorFotios Ioannidis
Course ID600015599

Programme of Study: Theology and Culture

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course2110
CΗristianikī Grammateía kai IstoríaYE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110
Systīmatikī THeología, Koinōniología kai Spoudī tīs THrīskeíasEE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110
Praktikī THeología kai PaidagōgikīEE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- In-depth study and comprehension of authors and writings of the western ecclesiastical literature. - Critical reading of the sources. - Critical study, evaluation and handling of the bibliography. - Production of synthetic study. - Export scientific conclusions.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The writings and teaching of selected ecclesiastical writers and Fathers of the West are studied thoroughly from the 6th to the 11th century, as a part within the historic, cultural and theological data. The postgraduate student undertakes the study of a writer or a scientific writing. He presents to the audience the findings of his survey, which has as its goal the application of scientific methodology, the highlight of problems and difficulties, individual peculiarities on research, scientific accuracy and extraction of safe results.
Fathers of the western Church, Ecclesiastical writers of the West
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • 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
Reading Assigment70
Written assigments70
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
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