Themes of Ecclesiastical Literature and patristic theology from the 5th c. until the 8th c.

Course Information
TitleΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΕΚΚΛ. ΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ & ΠΑΤΕΡΙΚΗΣ ΘΕΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ ΑΠΟ ΤΟΝ Ε΄ΜΕΧΡΙ ΤΟΝ Η΄ΑΙ. / Themes of Ecclesiastical Literature and patristic theology from the 5th c. until the 8th c.
CodeΠΓ6
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorTheodoros Pittaras
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60002807

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses3210
Paterikīs Grammateías kai AgiologíasCompulsory Course3210
THrīskeiologíasCompulsory Course3210

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600127485
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
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 Fathers of that period. They will be able to solve the various literatural and theological issues related to the teaching of the above fathers, especially after the preoccupation with their writings. 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 specific issues of the ecclesiastical literature and patristic theology from 5th up to the 8th century, as encountered in the period under review. They are explained and analyzed essential theological issues that recorded in the patristic literature, and are presented positions of the Fathers always in relation to the emerging issues. 1. The position of John Chrysostom in the Church. Theology and literature. 2. The contribution of the theology of Augustine of Hippo in the Church. 3. Theodore of Mopsuestia as a precursor of Nestorianism. Nestorius and 3rd Ecumenical Council of Ephesus. 4. a)Cyril of Alexandria as a "teacher" of the Church. b)Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology”. 5. The contribution of Proclus of Constantinople in the formation of the patristic teaching of the 5th century. 6. Asceticism and theology. 7. The enypostaton and the development of Christological teaching of Leontios the Byzantine. 8. a)Theology and “θεολογούμενα” in Maximus the Confessor. b)Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology”. 9. “Γνωμικό θέλημα” and Monotheletism. 10. Theology of icons according to the John Damascene. 11. Defenders of the images. Theodore Studite, Germanos I of Constantinople, Tarasios of Constantinople. 12. a)Ascetic literature A. Nilus the ascetic, Mark the hermit. b)Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology”. 13. Ascetic literature B. Isidore of Pelusium, Diadochus of Fotiki.
Keywords
John Chrysostom, Augustine of Hippo, Theodore of Mopsuestia, enypostaton, Maximus the Confessor, John Damascene, Theodore Studite, Germanos I of Constantinople, Tarasios of Constantinople, Nilus the ascetic, Mark the hermit, Isidore of Pelusium, Diadochus of Fotiki.
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. π. Ι. Ρωμανίδου, Πατερική Θεολογία, εκδ. Παρακαταθήκη, Θεσ/νίκη 2004. 3. Ν. Νικολαΐδη, Θέματα Πατερικής Θεολογίας, εκδ. Μέλισσα, Θεσ/νίκη 2009. 4. Π. Χρήστου, Ελληνική Πατρολογία τ. Δ’, εκδ. Κυρομάνος, Θεσ/νίκη 2006. 5. Π. Χρήστου, Ελληνική Πατρολογία τ. Ε’, εκδ. Κυρομάνος, Θεσ/νίκη 2006. 6. Στ. Παπαδόπουλου, Πατρολογία τ. Γ΄, εκδ. Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2010. 7. Στ. Παπαδόπουλου, Μεγάλοι Πατέρες της Εκκλησίας, εκδ. Στ. Παπαδόπουλου, Αθήνα 1989. 8. π. Γ. Φλορόφσκυ, Οι Βυζαντινοί Πατέρες του πέμπτου αιώνα, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσ/νίκη 2009. 9. π. Γ. Φλορόφσκυ, Οι Βυζαντινοί Πατέρες του έκτου, εβδόμου και ογδόου αιώνα, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσ/νίκη 2009. 10. π. Γ. Φλορόφσκυ, Οι Βυζαντινοί Ασκητικοί και Πνευματικοί Πατέρες, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσ/νίκη 2006. 11. Δ. Τσάμη, Εκκλησιαστική Γραμματολογία και Κείμενα Πατερικής Γραμματείας, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσ/νίκη 2008. 13. Χ. Κρικώνη, Πατερικά Μελετήματα Α΄, εκδ. University Studio Press, Θεσ/νίκη 2008.
Last Update
09-08-2016