Course Information
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantinos Kotsiopoulos
Course ID60005061

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Koinōnikīs THeologías kai CΗristianikoý Politismoý (2023 kai exīs)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course is taught, which is generally divided into 13 modules, which are listed below the exact content of the course, students sought to cultivate the ability to process the Christian sources on Sociology and the secular or secular literature, comparative and dialectically.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • 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)
Conceptual development of the Science of Sociology of Christianity. Academic Theology and Sociology Relations. The social teaching of Christianity and its attitude to modern social problems. Sociology of the doctrine of morality and the worship of the Church. The interactive character of Christianity on an Ecumenical level. ANALYTICAL TRADITIONAL PROGRAM 13 TEACHING SUBJECTS 1. Methodological Sociology of Christianity. 2. Sociology of Divine Worship. 3. European Enlightenment and Christianity. 4. Modern Greek Enlightenment and Christianity. 5. Human Rights, Religious Freedom and Fundamentalism. 6. Orthodoxy and Europe. 7. Conflict and Dialogue of Religions and Cultures. 8. Globalization and Christianity. 9. Orthodoxy and International Relations. 10. Christianity and Political Economy. 11. Political Sociology and Church-State Relations. 12. Secularization, state and religion. 13. Postmodernism, Religion and Politics.
Sociology of religion, social teaching of the Church Fathers
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Contact by email.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment39
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities20
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Students are examined either in writing or orally at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.Κωνσταντίνου Κωτσιόπουλου, Κοινωνιολογία του Χριστιανισμού, εκδ. Μυγδονία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2017
Additional bibliography for study
1. Davie Gr., Κοινωνιολογία της θρησκείας, εκδόσεις Κριτική, Αθήνα 2010. 2. Γιούλτση Β., Γενική Κοινωνιολογία, εκδόσεις Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 1997. 3. Γιούλτση Β., Κοινωνιολογία της Θρησκείας, εκδόσεις Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2002. 4. Κωτσιόπουλου Κ., Ανεξιθρησκεία. Κοινωνική θεώρηση των Ανθρωπίνων Δικαιωμάτων στον Ευρωπαϊκό και Νεοελληνικό Διαφωτισμό. Το παράδειγμα των J. Locke και Ευγένιου Βούλγαρη, εκδόσεις Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005. 5. Νικολαΐδης Απόστολος, Δόγματα και Κοινωνία, εκδόσεις Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2009. 6. Νικολαΐδης Απόστολος, Κοινωνιολογία της Θρησκείας, εκδόσεις Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2007. 7. Παπαρίζου Αντώνη, Θεός, Εξουσία και θρησκευτική συνείδηση, εκδόσεις Ελληνικής Γραμμής. 8. Πέτρου Ι., Πολυπολιτισμικότητα και θρησκευτική ελευθερία, εκδόσεις Βάνιας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005. 9. Πέτρου Ι., Χριστιανισμός και Κοινωνία, εκδόσεις Βάνιας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004.
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