Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Slavic Churches.

Course Information
TitleΟικουμενικό Πατριαρχείο και Σλαβικές Εκκλησίες. / Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Slavic Churches.
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIoannis Bakas
Course ID600015731

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Biblical, Patriarchal, Hagiological and Religious StudiesElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization1110
History, Doctrine, Philosophy and ArcheologyCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)1110
Applied TheologyElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization1110

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the intended learning objective is to get to know and understand the students offer the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Slavic countries. In addition, students will increase knowledge of the cultural contribution of the Saints Cyril and Methodius to the Slavs. Parallel lies in the students attending a scientific conference to be able to better understand the current relationship Ecumenical Patriarchate and Slavic Churches but also to cultivate scientific thinking and judgment of the study of the various sources.
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
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The interest of the Ecumenical Patriarchate to the Slavic churches. The modules are structured as follows: 1. Coming of age in the faith. 2. Emancipation in Autocephalous Churches. 3. Providing cultural elements. 4. Respect the people differences. 5. The offer and the teachings of saints Cyril and Methodius. 6. Athos offer the Slavic churches. 7. Organization of monasticism. 8. Gregory of Sinai. 9. Nicodemus Tismana. 10.Yakinthos Kritikopoulos. 11.Mitropolitis Graces. 12.Simerini offer the Ecumenical Patriarchate. 13.The problem of schismatic church in Skopje.
Slavic Churches, Ecumenical Patriarchate, Autocephalous
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
  • Proposed by the teacher's bibliography
Course Organization
Reading Assigment100
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities20
Written assigments90
Student Assessment
Students in the class undertake to write a paper under the scientific guidance of the teacher, according to which they are evaluated orally at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1. Μιχ. Γ. Τρίτου, Η Ορθόδοξη Εκκλησία στα Βαλκάνια σήμερα, Κατερίνη 2003. 2. Αθαν. Αγγελοπούλου, Ο κόσμος της Ορθοδοξίας στα Βαλκάνια σήμερα, Θεσσαλονίκη 1992.
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