Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
-Name the stages of Ancient Greece encyclical education evolution to Higher Education and the foundation of the Universities of Western Europe within the context of the Roman Catholic Church
-Shape critically their own view concerning the problem of Theology as a field of scientific research
-Determine conceptually the double methodology of the Greek Chruch Fathers(experimental and academic theology
-Apply in practice basic theological research methods
-Carry out seminar papers
-Realize the conservative and the dynamic approach of the Chruch Father's Tradition
-Value the role of Theology in the academic and social multicultural context
Course Content (Syllabus)
The meaning of Encyclopedia of Theology and Introduction to Theology . The meaning of Theology according to the philosophical thought and the Christian writers of early Christian centuries. The education in the Greek speaking East and Latin speaking West and the teaching of Theology until the 15th century. The emergence of studium generale and the first European universities.Scholasticism and its encounter with the double methodology of the East theological thought. The study of Theology in the modern universities and in Greece.
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Δήμητρα Α. Κούκουρα, Η Σπουδή στη Θεολογία, εκδ. Μπαρμπουνάκη, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2016.
2. Δήμητρα Α. Κούκουρα, Εισαγωγή στη σπουδή της Θεολογίας, εκδ. Μπαρμπουνάκη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2013.