Religious freedom and human rights in late modernity

Course Information
TitleΘρησκευτική ελευθερία και ανθρώπινα δικαιώματα στην ύστερη νεωτερικότητα / Religious freedom and human rights in late modernity
CodeΘ350
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Kotsiopoulos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600019674

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

Registered students: 43
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600167405
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the successful teaching of the 13 teaching units of the course: - Students seek to understand the importance of religious freedom and human rights in building a pluralistic society that does not, however, invalidate its cultural identity. - They will be able to compare the above two terms with each other. Finally, to be able to understand the application of these concepts both in modern society in general, and in the life and practice of the Church in particular.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The elective course offers the specialized knowledge related to the characteristics of late Modernity and Secularization. Concepts such as Rationalism, legalism, bureaucracy, individualism, and religious indifference are studied as contemporary challenges in Christendom. In addition, human rights in relation to religious freedom as well as legalization and anti-community behavior are examined. The 13 teaching units are distributed as follows: 1. Structures and content of late modernity. 2. Religious freedom and late modernity. 3. Secularism and late modernity. 4. Human rights and religious traditions. 5. Human rights and Christianity. 6. Human Rights and Postmodernism. 7. Human rights and late modernity. 8. The Holy and Great Synod of Crete and human rights. 9. Ruling Religion and Human Rights in Europe. 10. Late modernity and systems of Church-State relations. 11. Multiculturalism and late modernity. 12. Multiculturalism, Globalization and Human Rights. 13. Justification, political correctness and cultural identity.
Keywords
modernity, rights, secularism
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Communication with students via email.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Reading Assigment150.6
Written assigments451.8
Exams10.0
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
The students of the class undertake to write an assignment based on which they are evaluated by the teacher at the end of the semester (100%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ ΚΩΤΣΙΟΠΟΥΛΟΥ, ΑΝΕΞΙΘΡΗΣΚΕΙΑ. ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΚΗ ΘΕΩΡΗΣΗ ΤΩΝ ΑΝΘΡΩΠΙΝΩΝ ΔΙΚΑΙΩΜΑΤΩΝ ΣΤΟΝ ΕΥΡΩΠΑΪΚΟ ΝΚΑΙ ΝΕΟΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟ ΔΙΑΦΩΤΙΣΜΟ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΥΡΙΑΚΙΔΗ ΙΚΕ, ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ 2008.
Last Update
30-03-2021