Themes of Theology and liturgical order in the liturgy of St. Chrysostom

Course Information
TitleΖητήματα Θεολογίας και Λειτουργικής Τάξεως στη Λειτουργία του Ιερού Χρυσοστόμου / Themes of Theology and liturgical order in the liturgy of St. Chrysostom
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikolaos-Nikodimos Skrettas-Plexidas
Course ID600015874

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
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
The lesson approaches historically, theologically and ritually the monumental text of the sacred operation attributed to the Archbishop of Constantinople Saint John Chrysostom, her prayers, wishes and hymns. The historical documentation of its origins and evolution follows: 1) the exalted analysis of the theological and moral content of its wishes and hymns, 2) the thorough investigation of its formal and ritualistic issues, and 3) the emergence of the value and the grace of the Eucharistic meetings of the faithful and their importance for the constitution of the Church.
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
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Introductory issues on operating formulas and                 geographical dispersion. 2. Evolution and configuration of functions. 3. The operation of the holy Chrysostom. Older ambiguities                 authentication and modern research. 4. The functional material of the function. 5. Hymns of divine function. 6. Part One: The function of speech. 7. Part B: Offer and sacrifice. 8. Part C: Society and thanksgiving. 9. Structure and Theology of the Intelligence of the Saint. 10. The ritual assembly of divine service. 11. Pre-Christian rituals. 12. Eucharistic workmanship. 13. Absolutely. "Always wisely and in class."
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Course Organization
Reading Assigment331.3
Student Assessment
Students are assessed verbally at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αρχιμ. Νικοδήμου Σκρέττα, Λόγος και Μέλος στη θεία λειτουργία του ιερού Χρυσοστόμου. Υπομνήσεις λειτουργικής θεολογίας και τάξεως, [Κανονικά και Λειτουργικά 9 ], εκδ. Μυγδονία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2016.
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