REALISM AND SYMBOL IN THE WORSHIP OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH

Course Information
TitleΡΕΑΛΙΣΜΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΣΥΜΒΟΛΟ ΣΤΗ ΘΕΙΑ ΛΑΤΡΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΟΡΘΟΔΟΞΟΥ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑΣ / REALISM AND SYMBOL IN THE WORSHIP OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH
CodeΘ287
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKyriaki Chatzianastasi
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60005169

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

Registered students: 14
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600167375
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 manifestation, necessity, diachronicity, meaning, content and anagogical dynamism of the Symbol. 2.Analyze the theology of Symbols in Biblical typology anddéroulement of liturgical services. 3.Compare the meanings of realism and symbol. 4.Exercise their ability to understand the importance of the liturgical concept of space and time during the celebration of divine worship in an Orthodox temple at times of prayer, in comparison to the philosophical and scientific perspectives of time and space. 5.To connect theory and practice, during the analysis of realistic and symbolic language.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Reference and exploration of space and time conditions operating on the basis of functional and literature memos maximum teacher of worship the late Byzantine period Simeon Archbishop of Thessaloniki ( 1429 ) . Individual modules are structured as follows : 1. Introductory issues of life and times of St. Simeon. 2. General report on the use of symbolism in the Orthodox Divine Liturgy . 3. Realism and Symbol ( crisis of the symbol and the symbolic language of worship ) . 5. The creation of God as a place of human life and the sacred temple as a place of worship. 6. The operands in the sacred space of the church and the symbolic importance. 7. Functional area and sanctification of man. 8. The operating time and sanctification . 9. The operating time as a breach of this weather as the manifestation of the eternal. 10. Evdomatikos time and eternal time . 11. Times of prayer , liturgical events and symbolic reductions of liturgical time. 12. Synthesis space and time in the operating experience of the Orthodox Church. 13. Simeon of Thessaloniki and before him ypomnimatist of divine worship tradition.
Keywords
space, time, symbol, realism
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Contact by email
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Reading Assigment331.3
Tutorial261.0
Oral examination20.1
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Considered necessary the participation of students in order to Functional Exercises that deinergeitai each Thursday during the celebration of Matins and Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Holy Trinity on the 4th Floor of the School. Students are assessed in the oral exam period.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αρχιμ. Νικοδήμου Σκρέττα, Χώρος και χρόνος στη λειτουργική θεολογία του Συμεών Θεσσαλονίκης. Ρεαλισμός και Σύμβολο [Κανονικά και Λειτουργικά 8], εκδ. Μυγδονία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2013.
Last Update
05-11-2020