Themes in the Dogmatic Theology of the Orthodox Catholic Church D

Course Information
TitleΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΔΟΓΜΑΤΙΚΗΣ ΤΗΣ ΟΡΘΟΔΟΞΗΣ ΚΑΘΟΛΙΚΗΣ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑΣ Δ΄. / Themes in the Dogmatic Theology of the Orthodox Catholic Church D
CodeΔΘ24
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasileios Tsigkos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60005119

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses3210
Dogmatikīs kai Symvolikīs THeologíasCompulsory Course3210

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600127513
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)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able: - A thorough examination and interpretation of specific topics of the foundations of the Christian faith, on the basis of the life and the cultural records of the Church (Chistian literature and art). - The research and study of the faith and life of Church community in its timeless path and synodal formulations of Orthodox dogma with Ecclesiology at its center. - Specific issues concerning Ecclesiology are presented, interpreted and discussed, on the basis of the Church Fathers and the approaches of contemporary theologians to themes related to Orthodox teaching of the Church.
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Specific issues concerning Ecclesiology are presented, interpreted and discussed, on the basis of the Church Fathers and the approaches of contemporary theologians to themes related to Orthodox teaching of the Church. SCHEDULE OF LECTURES: 1) Creation and the Church. Church and the Kingdom of Heaven in Orthodox theology. 2) The Church as institution and charismatic in the conversation concerning contemporary theological research and praxis. 3) Patristic and contemporary descriptions, icons and schemata about the Church. 4) The Divine Economy in Christ and the work of the Holy Spirit. The issue of the “two Economies”. 5) The inextricable connection between Christology and Pneumatology in Orthodox Ecclesiology. 6) The Church as Body of Christ and the position of the prótos as first among equals in the life of the Church. 7) The Mysteries of the Church or in other words an oration On the Life in Christ of the world. 8) Charismatic life and the institutions of the Church. 9) The limits of the Church. The conversation concerning the canonical and charismatic boundaries of the Church. 10) Healing (θεραπεία), charismatic theosis and the salvation of Man as a person in the life of the ecclesial community. Eschatology: Paradise and Hell. 11) Conditions for Church unity in the Holy Eucharist and the Bishop in the Orthodox theology. Related problems and challenges for contemporary theological thought and praxis. 12-13) Presentation, conversation, critical examination and dealing with the problems of the theses that have been undertaken by postgraduate students.
Keywords
Church, Kingdom, icons about the Church, institution charisma, Economy of Christ, Christology, Pneumatology, Body of Christ, limits of Church, therapeia, charismatic theosis, salvation, paradise, hell, unity of Church, bishop, Holy Eucharist.
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
With e-mail
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Reading Assigment1004
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities160.6
Written assigments1345.4
Total25010
Student Assessment
Description
Written essays and in-class presentations. The participation of students in the classroom as well as their undertaking of assignments will also be taken into consideration
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Προτείνεται στους μεταπτυχιακούς φοιτητές βιβλιογραφία σχετική με τη γνωστική περιοχή της Δογματικής της Ορθοδόξου Εκκλησίας και με το θέμα της διπλωματικής εργασίας που έχουν αναλάβει.
Additional bibliography for study
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Last Update
07-09-2018