Old Testament Theology

Course Information
TitleΘεολογία της Παλαιάς Διαθήκης / Old Testament Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorTimoleon Galanis
Course ID60000296

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 13
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course744

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
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
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the successful completion of the lectures the students will be able to: - interpret the text of Ο.Τ. critically - understand the main theological principles of the O.Τ. - connect the message of the texts with modern reality - handle the mechanism of critical text and use the relevant biblical terminology
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course begins with the concept of monotheism and polytheism as presented in the Old Testament. This is followed by the revelation of God's name to man and the theology of creation. Israeli traditions, older and newer, are the next issue. The following is a series of theological concepts and concerns: angelic-demonology, the concept of law, faith, the Messiah, sin. Theology closes with the eschatology in the Old Testament and the theology of the temple.
Βιβλε, ΟΤ, Theology, Creation
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment401.6
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities80.3
Written assigments100.4
Student Assessment
Formative written essay and oral or written final exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Horst Dietrich Preuss, Θεολογια της Παλαιας Διαθηκης, μτφ Ι. Μουρτζιος 2011
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