The Synodal Institution.

Course Information
TitleΟ συνοδικός θεσμός. / The Synodal Institution.
CodeΔΙ22
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorTheodoros Giagkou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600015754

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 12
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Vivlikṓn, Paterikṓn, Agiologikṓn kai THrīskeiologikṓn SpoudṓnElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization2110
Istorías, Dógmatos, Filosofías kai ArchaiologíasElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization2110
Efarmosménīs THeologíasCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)2110

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600127350
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After completing the course the students: 1. have deepened the content of the synodic institution in the Orthodox Church, 2. Understand the functioning of synodality in the Orthodox Church and especially in the climate of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, 3. will be able to assess the necessity of maintaining the synodic institution in modern times.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • 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 seminar lesson presents the content of the synodic institution and its way of functioning in the Orthodox Church. The various forms of coexistence are studied and the importance of conciliar decisions in the resolution of key ecclesiastical issues is evaluated. 1st Week Introduction to Synodic Institution (Part A) 2nd Week Introduction to Synodic Institution (Part B) 3rd Week Concluding formalities for setting up rules Week 4 The interpreters of the Synod Rules Week 5 Normal depiction of the practices of the Hagia Sophia Week 6 Regular depiction of the minutes of the Ferrara-Florence Summit Week 7 The Synod of Istanbul in 1484 Week 8 The Endemous Synod of Constantinople and its decisions in the post-Byzantine period (part A) Week 9 The Endemous Synod of Constantinople and its decisions in the post-Byzantine period (Part B) 10th Week Normal decisions of the 17th century Synods Week 11 Normal decisions of the 1872 Synod of Ethnology Week 12 The decisions of the Holy and Great Synod of Crete (Part I) Week 13 The decisions of the Holy and Great Synod of Crete (Part B)
Keywords
Synodal institution, synodism, protest, inaugural session, Holy and Great Synod, Constantinople, Ferrara-Florence, entephyllism
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Seminars40
Reading Assigment60
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities50
Written assigments60
Exams1
Total250
Student Assessment
Description
Students undertake to complete a scientific paper on the basis of which they are evaluated verbally by the teachers at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Last Update
11-10-2018