Special themes in the theology of the Cappadocian Church Fathers

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΘΕΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ ΤΩΝ ΚΑΠΠΑΔΟΚΩΝ ΠΑΤΕΡΩΝ. / Special themes in the theology of the Cappadocian Church Fathers
CodeΠΓ21
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorTheodoros Pittaras
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60005036

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses1110
Paterikīs Grammateías kai AgiologíasCompulsory Course1110
THrīskeiologíasCompulsory Course1110

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600127481
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
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 students will be capable to describe and analyze the theological teaching of the Cappadocian Fathers. They will be able to solve the various literatural and theological issues related to the teaching of the above fathers. Furthermore, they will be able to connect that knowledge of the patristic theology with the work.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Teaching of particular issues of the theology of the Cappadocian Fathers. They are explained and analyzed main theological issues that recorded in the specific patristic literature, as well as are presented views of the above Fathers always in relation to the emerging issues. 1. The contribution of the Cappadocian Fathers in the theological terminology. 2. The knowledge of God according to Basil the Great. Distinction of essence and energies-names. 3. On the Holy Trinity. Distinction of essence and hypostases according to Basil the Great. 4. a)Creation and evolution in Basil the Great. b)Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology”. 5. Theology, Theognosia and theoptia according to Gregory the Theologian. 6. The way of being of the Trinitarian God according to Gregory the Theologian. 7. The Divine Incarnation and the salvation of man at Gregory the Theologian. «Το γαρ απρόσληπτον αθεράπευτον». 8. a)The knowledge of God and the divine names at Gregory of Nyssa. b)Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology”. 9. The God and the creation according to Gregory of Nyssa. 10. The man and the mystery of the divine incarnation at Gregory of Nyssa. 11. Salvation and restoration in the works of Gregory of Nyssa. 12. a)The contribution of Amphilochius of Iconium in the Christological terminology and teaching. b)Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology”. 13. The theological teaching of Asterios of Amaseia.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1194.8
Seminars602.4
Reading Assigment391.6
Written assigments602.4
Oral examination10.0
Total27911.2
Student Assessment
Description
Oral examinations at the end of the semester, in which the students are examined to the proposed material and the optional task.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
1. Π. Χρήστου, Εκκλησιαστική Γραμματολογία τ. Α’, εκδ. Κυρομάνος, Θεσ/νίκη 2005. 2. Ν. Νικολαΐδη, Θέματα Πατερικής Θεολογίας, εκδ. Μέλισσα, Θεσ/νίκη 2009. 3. Π. Χρήστου, Ελληνική Πατρολογία τ. Δ’, εκδ. Κυρομάνος, Θεσ/νίκη 2006. 4. Στ. Παπαδόπουλου, Πατρολογία τ. Β΄, εκδ. Στ. Παπαδόπουλου, Αθήνα 1999. 5. Στ. Παπαδόπουλου, Μεγάλοι Πατέρες της Εκκλησίας, εκδ. Στ. Παπαδόπουλου, Αθήνα 1989. 6. π. Γ. Φλορόφσκυ, Οι Βυζαντινοί Πατέρες του τετάρτου αιώνα, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσ/νίκη 2009.
Last Update
09-08-2016