Course Information
TitleΟμιλητική / Homiletics
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorTryfon Tsompanis
Course ID600018253

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will: - have the opportunity to organize their own topic of speech, speech or lecture - gain experience in the ministry of speech - be informed about the history and forms of preaching.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The study and knowledge of the history of the sermon, the reflection and the preparation of the preacher of the next day. The 13 teaching units are structured as follows: 1. Concept and purpose of the sermon. 2. Historical overview of the sermon. 3. Sources, topics and types of preaching. 4. Forms of preaching. 5. The deacon and the ministry of speech. 6. Superior, inferior speech and speech. 7. The mystagogic sermon. 8. Image and sermon - the reason for silence. 9. The aesthetics of speech. 10. The mystagogy of speech according to the Fathers of the Church. 11. Interpretation of cuts and exercise plans. 12. Efforts to write and deliver a sermon. 13. The preaching and the ministry of speech today. A critical approach.
Speech, Sermon, Worship
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Communication through e-mails.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment200.8
Written assigments60.2
Student Assessment
Two hours of written exams in the material covered during the semester (70%). Active participation in the Tutoring Center (20%) and work (10%) are also counted
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Tρύφωνος Τσομπάνη, Το μυστήριο και η διακονία του λόγου, εκδ. ΜΥΓΔΟΝΙΑ, Θεσσαλονίκη. Σημειώσεις (διαθέσιμες στην πλατφόρμα του e-learning)
Additional bibliography for study
Ιωάννης Φουντούλης, Ομιλητική, Θεσσαλονίκη 1980.
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