Dogmatics of the Orthodox Church I

Course Information
TitleΔογματική της Ορθοδόξου Εκκλησίας Ι / Dogmatics of the Orthodox Church I
CodeΥΕ25
FacultyTheology
SchoolPastoral and Social Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasileios Tsigkos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600018248

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Pastoral and Social Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 244
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600149438
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Good knowledge of the historical and ecclesiastical context of the first eight centuries and the interpretation of Holy Scripture. Appropriate knowledge of the dialogue between the Fathers of the Church and the philosophers.Good knowledge of the texts of the Ecumenical Councils and the theology of the Fathers of the Church. Good knowledge of the configuration of the liturgical praxis and the cultural records of the Church (Christian literature and art).
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able: - To familiarize students with the foundations of the Christian faith, life and the cultural records of the Church (Christian literature and art). - Comprehension of the Prolegomena (basic tenets) in dogma and theDogmatics of the Orthodox Catholic Church. - Comprehension of the basic Knowledge of the main dogmas of the Orthodox faith in synchrony and diachrony with the way of life of the ecclesial community. - To connect Dogmatics organically and inextricably with the biblical testimony and patristic tradition, together with the ethos and worship, theory and praxis of the Church. - To compose the content of the faith of the Orthodox Church with the data and the demands of the modern world.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • 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)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: DOGMATICS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH I: Theological principles, method, content and historical survey of Dogmatis. SCHEDULE OF LECTURES (Syllabus): 1) The meaning, formation and essence of the orthodox dogma. 2) The orthodox dogma in the Church and his life. 3-4) Sources and foundations of the orthodox dogma. 5) Connection of Dogmatics with the biblical testimony and the patristic interpretation, with ethos and liturgical life, with theory and praxis of the Church. 6-7) Hermeneutical principles and conditions, theological criteria and keys of the Dogmatics of the Orthodox Church. 8) Method of Dogmatics. The double theological method of the Greek Fathers and the consequences of its application. 9) Content of Dogmatics: God, cosmos, man. 10) Historical survey of dogmatic theology in the first millennium. 11) Historical survey of dogmatic theology in the second millennium. 12) The Dogmatis of the Orthodox Church during the 20th century. 13) The conception of the orthodox dogma within modern theological research.
Keywords
Dogma, Dogmatics, sourses, foundations, theological principles, historical survey, conception.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
With e-mail
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Reading Assigment230.9
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities130.5
Exams251
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Β. Τσίγκος, Περιχώρησις. Θεολογικό περιεχόμενο του όρου και οι εφαρμογές του κατά τη Δογματική της Ορθοδόξου Εκκλησίας, εκδ. Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2015. Σημειώσεις (διαθέσιμες στην πλατφόρμα του e-learning)
Additional bibliography for study
- Β. Τσίγκος, Δογματική της Ορθοδόξου Εκκλησίας, εκδ. Ostracon Publishing, Θεσσαλονίκη 2019. - Β. Τσίγκος, Ο ανακαινισμός του ανθρώπου κατά τη δογματική διδασκαλία του αγίου Συμεών του Νέου Θεολόγου, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2009. - Β. Τσίγκος, Προλεγόμενα στη θεολογική γνωσιολογία, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2010. - Β. Τσίγκος, Χάρισμα και θεσμός στην περί Εκκλησίας διδασκαλία του ιεροῦ Χρυσοστόμου, εκδ. Ostracon Publishing, Θεσσαλονίκη 2016. - Ν. Ματσούκας, Δογματική και Συμβολική Θεολογία Α´, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2004. - Ν. Ματσούκας, Δογματική και Συμβολική Θεολογία Β´. Έκθεση της ορθόδοξης πίστης σε αντιπαράθεση με τη δυτική Χριστιανοσύνη, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 1996 (ανατ. 2009). - Ν. Ματσούκας, Δογματική και Συμβολική Θεολογία Γ´, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005. - Ν. Ματσούκας, Γένεσις και ουσία του ορθοδόξου δόγματος, (Ανάλεκτα Βλατάδων 2), εκδ. Πατριαρχικόν Ίδρυμα Πατερικών Μελετών, Θεσσαλονίκη 1969. - Ι. Ρωμανίδης, Το προπατορικόν αμάρτημα, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2010. - Ι. Ρωμανίδης, Δογματική και Συμβολική Θεολογία της Ορθοδόξου Καθολικής Εκκλησίας, τ. Α´, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004. - Χ. Σταμούλης, Κάλλος το άγιον. Προλεγόμενα στη φιλόκαλη αισθητική της Ορθοδοξίας, εκδ. Ακρίτας, Αθήνα 22005. - Ν. Ξεξάκης, Ορθόδοξος Δογματική: Προλεγόμενα εις την Ορθόδοξον Δογματικήν, εκδ. Έννοια, 2006, Αθήνα. - Χ. Γιανναράς, Ορθοδοξία και Δύση στη Νεώτερη Ελλάδα, εκδ. Δόμος, Αθήνα 2006. - Δ. Στανιλοάε, Ο Θεός, ο κόσμος και ο άνθρωπος. Εισαγωγή στην ορθόδοξη δογματική θεολογία (μετάφρ. Κ. Coman, Γ. Παπαευθυμίου), εκδ. Αρμός, Αθήνα 1990. - Β. Ι. Φειδάς, Εκκλησιαστική Ιστορία, τ. Α΄: Απ’ αρχής μέχρι την Εικονομαχία, Αθήναι 2002. - Β. Ι. Φειδάς, Εκκλησιαστική Ιστορία, τ. Β΄: Από την Εικονομαχία μέχρι τη Μεταρρύθμιση, Αθήναι 2002. - Γ. Φλωρόφσκυ, Αγία Γραφή, Εκκλησία, Παράδοσις, (μετάφρ. Δ. Τσάμη), εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 1976. - N. Matsoukas, “Scholastic influences on Greek - Orthodox manuals of Dogmatic and Symbolic Theology during the 20th century (General Principles of Orthodox Theology)”, The Greek Orthodox Theological Review 45, 1-4 (2000), σ. 553-572.
Last Update
20-02-2020