Course Information
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAthanasios Paparnakis
Course ID60005062

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course425

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to: a) give information on modern and patristic exegetical and hermeneutical methods of the Old Testament, b) use the instrumenta studiorum for biblical hermeneutics, c) understand and evaluate the range of various hermeneutical approaches; d) put exegetical and research questions and find the answers
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Introduction I: history of research and exegesis of the Old Testament 2. Introduction II: Modern hermeneutical, terminology and methods of OT exegesis. 3. Introduction IIΙ: tools, basic literature and resources (printed & digital) for OT exegesis. 4. The Pentateuch: Contents, issues on history, literature, interpretation and theology 5. Exegesis of Gen 1:26-29 6. Exegesis of Ex. 20:1-17 7. Exegesis of Deut. 6:4-9.20-25 8. The prophetic books I: Contents, issues on history, literature, interpretation and theology 9. The prophetic books II: Contents, issues on history, literature, interpretation and theology 10. Exegesis of Mich. 6:1-8 11. Exegesis of Jer. 38:31-34 12. The poetic books - wisdom literature: Contents, issues on history, literature, interpretation and theology 13. Exegesis of Psalms 1 and 118
Ιnterpretation of the Old Testament, Masoretic text, Septuagint
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
1. teaching with powerpoint 2. internet resources 3. electronic communication
Course Organization
Reading Assigment84
Student Assessment
written assignment (80%) - written assignement (20%) The written assignment will be decided in contact with the instructor.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • electronic self-assessmentelectronic test of self-assessment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Στ. Καλαντζάκη, Ερμηνεία Περικοπών Παλαιάς Διαθήκης, Εκδ. Π. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 1999.
Additional bibliography for study
Ι. Παναγόπουλου, Η ερμηνεία της Αγίας Γραφής στην Εκκλησία των Πατέρων, Αθήνα 2010. Σ. Αγουρίδη, Ερμηνευτική των Ιερών κειμένων, Αθήνα 2008. Η. Οικονόμου, Κεφάλαια προβληματικής βιβλικής ερμηνευτικής, Αθήνα 1983. Η. Οικονόμου, Προλεγόμενα εις την ερμηνείαν την Π. Διαθήκης, Δελτίον Βιβλικών Μελετών 3 (1975), 1-30. Γ. Φλωρόφσκυ, Αγία Γραφή, Εκκλησία, Παράδοσις, Θεσσαλονίκη 1976.
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