Upon successful completion of the teaching of the 13 teaching units of the course:
- Attempts are being made to introduce students to issues related to Religion and Politics, with the main one being Dialogue but the clash of Cultures and Religions.
- To be able to analyze the two terms Religion and Politics, as well as their derivatives.
- To be able to elaborate the ways of application of the above two concepts in society over time, and to compare them with each other, ie to find out which converge and which differ.
Course Content (Syllabus)
The modules are structured as follows:
1. Religion and Fundamentalism.
2. Theocracy and freedom.
3. Statehood and Democracy.
4. Dialogue of Cultures and Religions.
5. Conflict of Cultures and Religions.
6. Tolerance and Rebellion.
7. Religious freedom and parity of religions.
8. Church-State Relations.
9. Neutrhythrous State and Poles.
10. Predominant Religion and Politics.
11. Christianity and Politics.
12. Ecumenical Patriarchate and Europe.
13. Globalization and Religions.