Themes of Theology and liturgical order in the liturgy of St. Chrysostom

Course Information
TitleΖητήματα Θεολογίας και Λειτουργικής Τάξεως στη Λειτουργία του Ιερού Χρυσοστόμου / Themes of Theology and liturgical order in the liturgy of St. Chrysostom
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikolaos-Nikodimos Skrettas-Plexidas
Course ID600015874

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
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Learningoutcomes: Upon successful completion of the course instruction, students will be able to: 1.Describe the structure of the text of the sacred Liturgy attributed to the Archbishop of Constantinople John Chrysostom 2.Analyze the theology and the historical development of the petitions, prayers, and hymns of the Liturgy. 3.Seek out historical documentation regarding the origin and the development of the service, as well as the precise rubric al celebration. 4.Attempt to analyze the moral and ethical content of the prayers and hymns of the Liturgy. 5.Show the value and beauty of the Liturgy as a global, linguistic monument.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • 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)
1. Introductory issues on operating formulas and                 geographical dispersion. 2. Evolution and configuration of functions. 3. The operation of the holy Chrysostom. Older ambiguities                 authentication and modern research. 4. The functional material of the function. 5. Hymns of divine function. 6. Part One: The function of speech. 7. Part B: Offer and sacrifice. 8. Part C: Society and thanksgiving. 9. Structure and Theology of the Intelligence of the Saint. 10. The ritual assembly of divine service. 11. Pre-Christian rituals. 12. Eucharistic workmanship. 13. Absolutely. "Always wisely and in class."
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Course Organization
Reading Assigment331.3
Student Assessment
Students are assessed verbally at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αρχιμ. Νικοδήμου Σκρέττα, Λόγος και Μέλος στη θεία λειτουργία του ιερού Χρυσοστόμου. Υπομνήσεις λειτουργικής θεολογίας και τάξεως, [Κανονικά και Λειτουργικά 9 ], εκδ. Μυγδονία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2016.
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