Homiletics - Discourse and Art Aesthetics.

Course Information
TitleΟμιλητική - Αισθητική του λόγου και της τέχνης. / Homiletics - Discourse and Art Aesthetics.
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorTryfon Tsompanis
Course ID600015772

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Biblical, Patriarchal, Hagiological and Religious StudiesElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization3210
History, Doctrine, Philosophy and ArcheologyElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization3210
Applied TheologyCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)3210

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course the teaching objective is to inform students about the history, the process of preaching and the aesthetic of functional art in the Church and to gain critical knowledge needed for the ministry of the functional arts and speech.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Mystery and ministry of speech 2. Rules and preaching 3. Historical routes of ecclesiastical rhetoric 4. Life as the Gospel and the Gospel as Life 5. The preaching of preaching in the modern world 6. Judaic point demand, answer? 7. The words in our ecclesiastical speech 8. Ecclesiastical or religious speech? Continue or divert? 9. You have traveled, the missionary speech 10. Divine function and preaching, reflection and problems 11. A retrospective story about morality and preaching in Greece. 12. The word of prophecy 13. The Crisis of Prophecy Today
Worship, aesthetics, preaching.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Course Organization
Reading Assigment60
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities50
Written assigments60
Student Assessment
Must be student participation in tutorial and Operations and Exercises Conversational every Thursday at the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Holy Trinity on the 4th floor of the School. Students taking the class to draw a sketch written preaching, which is mandatory and which is counted positively in the final evaluation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
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