THE INAUDIBLE PRAYER IN THE ORTHODOX LITURGICAL TRADITION

Course Information
TitleΗ ΝΟΕΡΑ ΠΡΟΣΕΥΧΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΟΡΘΟΔΟΞΗ ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΚΗ ΠΑΡΑΔΟΣΗ / THE INAUDIBLE PRAYER IN THE ORTHODOX LITURGICAL TRADITION
CodeΧ177
FacultyTheology
SchoolPastoral and Social Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKyriaki Chatzianastasi
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60001773

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

Registered students: 33
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600127287
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 is taught the intended learning objective is to get introduced students to scientific knowledge and personal experience on the unceasing noetic prayer of the Orthodox liturgical tradition, while learning about the timelessness of prayerful act with regard to the relationship of the common and in private worship of God.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Continued mental prayer of the Orthodox tradition is examined not only as one neptic virtue but part of any worship. An investigation is made of the 'principles and Biblical Foundations . Identifies the fetal forms of continuity, the ways of hermits or monasteries of sleepless . Record the conditions , obstacles, evolutionary stages and spiritual fruitfulness of the Jesus Prayer . Highlights the relationship of mental prayer with the common worship and Eucharistic life. SCHEDULE OF SUPPLIES : 1. Institution and charism in the Orthodox tradition. 2. Biblical foundations on unceasing prayer . 3 . The Sleepless glorification of God. 4. The sanctification through the sacraments and prayer neptic work. 5. Dimoteleis congregations and mental prayer . 6. The people of God and the Jesus Prayer . 7. The Jesus Prayer as a true perpetual worship God. 8. Anonymous Hesychast Athonite and Elder Joseph laborers noetic prayer . 9. On the method of mental prayer in general. 10. The conditions of noetic prayer . 11. The obstacles to achieving mental prayer . 12. The fruits of mental prayer . 13. Report hermeneutics in source texts.
Keywords
mental prayer, Orthodox tradition, worship of God
Educational Material Types
  • Book
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 Assigment331.3
Tutorial261.0
Oral examination20.1
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Considered necessary the participation of students in order to Functional Exercises that deinergeitai each Thursday during the celebration of Matins and Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Holy Trinity on the 4th Floor of the School. Students are assessed in the oral exam period.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αρχιμ. Νικ. Σκρέττα, Η νοερά προσευχή. Έκφραση αληθούς λατρείας Θεού. [Σειρά: Κανονικά και λειτουργικά 2], εκδ. Μυγδονία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2006.
Additional bibliography for study
Π. Σκαλτσή, Η παράδοση της κοινής και της κατ’ ιδία προσευχής με αναφορά στο Ωρολόγιο του Θηκαρά, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2008.
Last Update
31-10-2018