The theological Reflection in the Justinian Period (6th cent.) and Current Research

Course Information
TitleΟ θεολογικός προβληματισμός κατά την Ιουστινιάνεια περίοδο (6ος αι.) και νεότερη έρευνα / The theological Reflection in the Justinian Period (6th cent.) and Current Research
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIoannis Kourempeles
Course ID600000011

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

Registered students: 22
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesWinter-3

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: a) record examples of sources of theological writing from the 6th century AD. century. b) know the historical conditions and connections of theology with religious politics. c) introduce It can also participate in the promotion of foreign language bibliographic material of modern times that dealt with this period and its theological reflection.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The central theological problem of the period under consideration is that of neo-Chalcedonism. His ambiguous interpretation becomes the subject of a special examination.   Thus, not only theological sources of the 6th century are examined, but also foreign language sources of contemporary bibliography. The critical spirit is developed on the study of the secondary literature based on the examination of historical theological sources.
Neochalcedonismus, Ecumenical Coexistens, Interpretativ Issues (East and West), Reacherch Data
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
(a) using the computer and the projector for presentation of slides and announcements relating to subdivisions of the course b) Internet usage and search questions concerning sections of the course
Course Organization
Reading Assigment251
Written assigments90.4
Student Assessment
Oral exams and written works under certain conditions.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ιωάννης Κουρεμπελές, Νεοχαλκηδονισμός: Δογματικός τρόπος διαίρεσης ή τόπος οικουμενικής συνύπαρξης, Κυριακίδης, Θεσσαλονίκη 2012
Additional bibliography for study
Οἰκουμενικά παραδείγματα στήν ἱστορία τῆς Ἐκκλησίας, τόμος Α΄, ἐκδ. Πουρναρᾶς, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2010 (2η, βελτ. ἔκδ.).
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