Religions and Philosophies of the East

Course Information
TitleΘρησκείες και Φιλοσοφικά Συστήματα της Ανατολής / Religions and Philosophies of the East
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorPanagiotis Pachis
Course ID600012654

Programme of Study: PPS Tm. THeologías - Eisagōgikī Kateýthynsī Mousoulmanikṓn Spoudṓn (EKMS 2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course534

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Familiarize with the religiously different one, understand the basic principles of religions in the world, acquire skills in communicating and interacting with the religious and cultural of others, and pretend as value mutual respect and communication, seeking examples of application both in texts as well as relevant initiatives and actions that can be presented and exploited within the school.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Genesis, Historical Evolution, Teaching, Myth, Worship, Life and Society of Modern World Religions and Cultures( i.e Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism), Chinese (Confucianism, Taoism), Tibetan (Bon and Lamaiism), and Japanese (Shinto and Japanese Buddhism). Special mention is made of Islam: genesis, evolution, disciplines, teaching, structure of Islamic society, contemporary religious and political concerns.
Modern World Religions, culturs,
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Use of Power Points during the lessons. Cooperation with the students through E-Mails.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment251
Written assigments80.3
Student Assessment
Exams (written or oral), or writing of projects. The degree of participation of the students in the class during the lectures included in their final evaluation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
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