THE PARTICIPATION OF THE LAITY IN THE ELECTION OF BISHOPS

Course Information
TitleΗ ΣΥΜΜΕΤΟΧΗ ΤΩΝ ΛΑΪΚΩΝ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΚΛΟΓΗ ΤΩΝ ΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΩΝ / THE PARTICIPATION OF THE LAITY IN THE ELECTION OF BISHOPS
CodeΘ276
FacultyTheology
SchoolPastoral and Social Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGeorgios Gkavardinas
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60004776

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

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600127278
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
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 the students of the class can learn and understand: 1) The participation of the people in the election of bishops under the canonical provisions referred to this issue. 2) The relevant provisions will provide sufficient information as to the time cherished practice during the election process for the appointment of bishops and helps us to understand the reasons for imposing laws or rules in some cases formalize the participation of the people in the election of bishops or in others it is prohibited. It does not seek to resolve the thorny issue of the correctness or otherwise of the participation of the people in the election of bishops, but an attempt to contribute to the understanding of the necessity or expediency of introduction of those provisions, church and state, that regulate or control the issue under investigation.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The participation of the people in electing church officers in the ancient Christian Church. Compare State election designating state officials and church elections enhancement ecclesiastical functionaries . The participation of the people in electing bishops during normal content testimonies of anonymous coding projects raw AD centuries ( Teaching of the Apostles, Ecclesiastical Rules of Apostles , Diatagai the Apostles , Apostolic Tradition of Hippolytus , Testament of our Lord Jesus Christ, Rules Hippolytus ) . The participation of the people in the choice of bishops during normal teaching of universal and local Council of the Orthodox Church (presentation and discussion of the sacred rules). The participation of the people in electing prelates and bishops of the Orthodox Church in the canonical provisions of Byzantine and post-Byzantine period (presentation and discussion of the relevant provisions ) . The participation of the people in electing prelates and bishops in the Orthodox Church since the fall of the Ottoman Empire to the present. Individual modules are structured as follows : 1. The participation of the people in electing church officers in the ancient Christian Church ( Bible - Evidences Apostolic Fathers Church Fathers until the 5th century AD ) . 2. The participation of laity in the election of bishops in the regular content testimonies of anonymous coding projects raw AD centuries. 3. The involvement of the laity in the election of bishops during normal teaching of the Ecumenical Councils. 4. The involvement of the laity in the election of bishops during normal teaching of Local Councils. 5. Canonical provisions of the Byzantine period on the participation of the people in the election of bishops. 6. Canonical provisions of the post-Byzantine period on the participation of the people in the election of bishops. 7. Election of bishops of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople . 8. Election of bishops in the patriarchates of Alexandria and Antioch . 9. Election of bishops of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem and the Church of Russia . 10. Election of bishops in the Churches Serbia , Romania and Bulgaria . 11. Election of bishops in the Church of Cyprus. 12. Election of bishops in the Churches of Greece , Poland, Albania , Czech Republic and Slovakia, Finland , Estonia. 13. Election of bishops in the Church of Crete.
Keywords
Election of Bishops - folk - clergy and people
Educational Material Types
  • Book
  • Selected Bibliography
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Contact by email.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Reading Assigment492.0
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities100.4
Exams20.1
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Students are evaluated verbally at the end of the semester by the teacher.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γκαβαρδίνα Γεωργίου, Νομοκανονικές Διατάξεις περί του ζητήματος της συμμετοχής στην εκλογή των επισκόπων, Θεσσαλονίκη 2013.
Additional bibliography for study
1.Αναστασίου Ιωάννου, Η συμμετοχή των λαϊκών στην εκλογή των προκαθημένων και των μητροπολιτών των Ορθοδόξων Εκκλησιών, ΕΕΘΣΠΘ 25(1980), σ. 9-28. 2.Γεωργίου, μητροπολίτου πρ. Νευροκοπίου, Το βασίλειον ιεράτευμα και η αληθής σημασία αυτού, ΓΠ, τεύχη 434-435(1954), σ. 214-224, τεύχη 436-437(1954), σ. 297-307. 3.Ζήση Θεοδώρου, πρωτοπρεσβυτέρου, Οι λαϊκοί στην Ορθόδοξη Εκκλησία. Συζήτηση θέσεων του «Θεολογικού Συνδέσμου», Θεσσαλονίκη 1989. 4.Μαντζουνέα Ευαγγέλου, πρωτοπρεσβυτέρου, Περί της εκλογής και καταστάσεως των αρχιερέων από των αποστολικών χρόνων μέχρι σήμερον, Αθήναι 1990. 5.Πηλίλη Ιακώβου (Γεωργίου), επισκόπου Κατάνης, Η χριστιανική ιερωσύνη, Αθήνα 1988. 6.Πινακούλα Αντωνίου, πρεσβυτέρου, «Ψήφω κλήρου και λαού». Μια νέα πρόταση για την εκλογή των επισκόπων, Αθήνα 2007. 7.Πουλίτσα Π., Σχέσις πολιτείας και εκκλησίας ιδία επί εκλογής επισκόπων, τεύχ. Α΄, εν Αθήναις 1946. 8.Τρεμπέλα Παναγιώτη, Οι λαϊκοί εν τη Εκκλησία. Το βασίλειον ιεράτευμα, Αθήναι 1957.
Last Update
11-10-2018