Exegesis and Theology of the Prophetic Books of the Old Testament.

Course Information
TitleΕρμηνεία και θεολογία των προφητικών βιβλίων της Παλαιάς Διαθήκης. / Exegesis and Theology of the Prophetic Books of the Old Testament.
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAthanasios Paparnakis
Course ID600015704

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 11
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
COREElective CoursesWinter/Spring-10
Biblical, Patriarchal, Hagiological and Religious StudiesCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)1110
History, Doctrine, Philosophy and ArcheologyElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization1110
Applied TheologyElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization1110

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to a) inform about the prophets, their era, their teaching and their theology; b) excercise on different hermeneutical approaches to their books; c) apply the theological thought of the Bible on contemporary issues
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course studies the canonical prophetic books of the Old Testament. Themes studied for every book: a) the historical background, b) the prophetic teaching and theology, c) exegetical issues concerning each book 1. Hosea 2. Amos 3. Micah 4. Joel 5. Obadiah, Habbakuk, Nahum 6. Jonah 7. Zephaniah 8. Haggai and Zechariah 9. Malachi 10. Isaiah 11. Jeremiah 12. Ezekiel 13. Daniel
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
Course Organization
Reading Assigment140
Written assigments69
Student Assessment
1. Αnalysis, presentation of a PhD Thesis or a scholarly book from modern research 2. Production of a written paper on the text of the book of a certain prophet 3. Oral examination on the material studied
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
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