Course Information
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantinos Kotsiopoulos
Course ID60005061

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Koinōnikīs THeologías kai CΗristianikoý Politismoý (2023 kai exīs)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the teaching of the 13 teaching units of the course: - Students will be able to know and analyze sociological terms, as well as their use over time. - They also seek to cultivate the ability to process and analyze Christian sources on Sociology and the door-to-door or secular literature, comparatively and dialectically. - In addition, they have the ability to elaborate the application of all these sociological sources to the modern reality of societies and the Church.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Conceptual development of the Science of Sociology of Christianity. Academic Theology and Sociology Relations. The social teaching of Christianity and its attitude to modern social problems. Sociology of the doctrine of morality and the worship of the Church. The interactive character of Christianity on an Ecumenical level. ANALYTICAL TRADITIONAL PROGRAM 13 TEACHING SUBJECTS 1. Methodological Sociology of Christianity. 2. Sociology of Divine Worship. 3. European Enlightenment and Christianity. 4. Modern Greek Enlightenment and Christianity. 5. Human Rights, Religious Freedom and Fundamentalism. 6. Orthodoxy and Europe. 7. Conflict and Dialogue of Religions and Cultures. 8. Globalization and Christianity. 9. Orthodoxy and International Relations. 10. Christianity and Political Economy. 11. Political Sociology and Church-State Relations. 12. Secularization, state and religion. 13. Postmodernism, Religion and Politics.
Sociology of religion, social teaching of the Church Fathers
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Contact by email.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment39
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities20
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Students are tested either in writing at the end of the semester based on the exam (100%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.Κωνσταντίνου Κωτσιόπουλου, Κοινωνιολογία του Χριστιανισμού, εκδ. Μυγδονία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2017
Additional bibliography for study
1. Davie Gr., Κοινωνιολογία της θρησκείας, εκδόσεις Κριτική, Αθήνα 2010. 2. Γιούλτση Β., Γενική Κοινωνιολογία, εκδόσεις Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 1997. 3. Γιούλτση Β., Κοινωνιολογία της Θρησκείας, εκδόσεις Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2002. 4. Κωτσιόπουλου Κ., Ανεξιθρησκεία. Κοινωνική θεώρηση των Ανθρωπίνων Δικαιωμάτων στον Ευρωπαϊκό και Νεοελληνικό Διαφωτισμό. Το παράδειγμα των J. Locke και Ευγένιου Βούλγαρη, εκδόσεις Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005. 5. Νικολαΐδης Απόστολος, Δόγματα και Κοινωνία, εκδόσεις Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2009. 6. Νικολαΐδης Απόστολος, Κοινωνιολογία της Θρησκείας, εκδόσεις Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2007. 7. Παπαρίζου Αντώνη, Θεός, Εξουσία και θρησκευτική συνείδηση, εκδόσεις Ελληνικής Γραμμής. 8. Πέτρου Ι., Πολυπολιτισμικότητα και θρησκευτική ελευθερία, εκδόσεις Βάνιας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005. 9. Πέτρου Ι., Χριστιανισμός και Κοινωνία, εκδόσεις Βάνιας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004.
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