Themes in Church History.

Course Information
TitleΘέματα Εκκλησιαστικής Ιστορίας. / Themes in Church History.
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantinos Christou
Course ID600015730

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Biblical, Patriarchal, Hagiological and Religious StudiesElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization1110
History, Doctrine, Philosophy and ArcheologyCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)1110
Applied TheologyElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization1110

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Examination)
General Prerequisites
Knowledge of church history
Learning Outcomes
The understanding, through the work on the sources and the literature of the significant events that marked the history of the Church in the 4th century.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • 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)
1.The Church during the last persecution. 2.Religious and metaphysical systems of the third and fourth centuries. 3.The conversion of Constantine 4.The christianised imperial idea of Eusebius of Caesarea. 5.The Church and the christianized Roman Empire 6.The pagan reaction with Julian. 7.Christianity as the official State religion. 8.The spread of Christianity. 9.The confrontation with the old religions. 10.The formation of the first byzantine culture. 11.Arianism. The 1st Ecumenical Council. 12.The first confrontations with the State and the Second Ecumenical Consil. 13.The ecclesiastical organization.
Church, Christianiζation, Heresies, Oecumenical Concils.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment90
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities6
Written assigments115
Student Assessment
Written work and presentation in the lesson.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Προτείνεται στους μεταπτυχιακούς φοιτητές βιβλιογραφία σχετική με το αντικείμενο του μαθήματος και με το θέμα της εργασίας που έχουν αναλάβει.
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