Social ethics issues

Course Information
TitleΘέματα κοινωνικής ηθικής / Social ethics issues
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorMiltiadis Vantsos
Course ID600014298

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students should be able to understand and investigate on social issues from the point of view of Orthodox Ethics. On this context are examined important social issues, such as the relationship between the person and the state, marriage, family, culture, wealth, economy, employment and sport.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
social ethics, person, institutions, marriage, family, culture, economy, employment, sport
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Classroom teaching using multimedia (powerpoint etc) so as the most important elements mentioned are summarized.
Course Organization
Written assigments261.0
Student Assessment
There is an oral examination, which takes place in small groups of 4-5 students. The class participation and the writing of essays are counted positively for the assessment of the student.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Νικολαΐδης Απόστολος, Κοινωνική Ηθική, εκδ. Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2009, σ. 415.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Βάντσος Μιλτιάδης, Η φιλανθρωπία κατά τον άγιο Γρηγόριο τον Παλαμά, Κόσμος 2 (2013) 103-113. 2. Βάντσος Μιλτιάδης - Κυρούδη Μαρίνα, An Orthodox View of Philanthropy and Church Diaconia, Christian Bioethics 13 (2007) 251-268. 3. Κωτσιόπουλος Κωνσταντίνος, Θεολογία, Οικονομία, Κοινωνία, εκδ. Μυγδονία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2015. 4. Μαντζαρίδης Γεώργιος, Κοινωνιολογία του Χριστιανισμού, εκδ. Πουρνάρα, Θεσσαλονίκη 2010. 5. Μαντζαρίδης Γεώργιος, Η εμπειρική θεολογία στην οικολογία και την πολιτική, Θεσσαλονίκη 1994. 6. Μαντζαρίδης Γεώργιος, Χριστιανική Ηθική, τομ. ΙΙ, εκδ. Ι.Μ. Βατοπεδίου 2015. 7. Νικολαΐδης Απόστολος, Κοινωνιολογία της Θρησκείας, εκδ. Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2007. 8. Νικολαΐδης Απόστολος, Εκκλησία και κοινωνικά έθιμα : από το έθιμο στο ήθος και από το ήθος στη λαική πίστη, εκδ. Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2006. 9. Πέτρου Ιωάννης, Χριστιανισμός και κοινωνία, εκδ. Μπαρμπουνάκη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2017.
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