Issues of Worship and Folklore

Course Information
TitleΖητήματα Λατρείας και Λαογραφίας / Issues of Worship and Folklore
CodeΘ348
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikolaos-Nikodimos Skrettas-Plexidas
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600019671

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

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600187528
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
The elective course examines Folklore as a scientific object that is directly related to the historical path of Hellenism and presents aspects of popular life and culture, the traditions of local communities and ecclesiastical-religious life. The aim of the course is the study and promotion of religious folklore and all the manifestations and manifestations of the religious people, as they were formed over the centuries. In particular, the course concerns the forms of religious folklore, Greek folk events and their impact on Christian worship, ecclesiastical art, poetry and the hagiological tradition. The 13 teaching units are structured as follows: 1. Introduction to religious folklore. 2. Forms of religious folklore in the parish practice. 3. Greek folk events and Christian worship. 4. Tours and processions of sacred images and relics, with special reference to the phenomenon of resurrections. 5. Art de la Table in Christian popular culture and art. 6. The events of the divine Economy in the folk traditional narratives. 7. Popular Saints and folk traditions. 8. Mother of God feasts and folk traditions: Festivals, customs, folk narrative and poetic texts. 9. The good and the bad in the folk artistic tradition and religiosity. 10. Ritual survivals in daily functional life. 11. Folklore and the Twelfth Day. 12. Folklore from Lent to Easter. 13. Myths, folklore and folk art in the art of the Church.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
Course Content (Syllabus)
The elective course examines Folklore as a scientific object that is directly related to the historical path of Hellenism and presents aspects of popular life and culture, the traditions of local communities and ecclesiastical-religious life. The aim of the course is the study and promotion of religious folklore and all the manifestations and manifestations of the religious people, as they were formed over the centuries. In particular, the course concerns the forms of religious folklore, Greek folk events and their impact on Christian worship, ecclesiastical art, poetry and the hagiological tradition. The 13 teaching units are structured as follows: 1. Introduction to religious folklore. 2. Forms of religious folklore in the parish practice. 3. Greek folk events and Christian worship. 4. Tours and processions of sacred images and relics, with special reference to the phenomenon of resurrections. 5. Art de la Table in Christian popular culture and art. 6. The events of the divine Economy in the folk traditional narratives. 7. Popular Saints and folk traditions. 8. Mother of God feasts and folk traditions: Festivals, customs, folk narrative and poetic texts. 9. The good and the bad in the folk artistic tradition and religiosity. 10. Ritual survivals in daily functional life. 11. Folklore and the Twelfth Day. 12. Folklore from Lent to Easter. 13. Myths, folklore and folk art in the art of the Church.
Keywords
folk events, folk traditions, folk art, folk tales
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching using audiovisual media (powerpoint presentations and videoclips). Online support with auxiliary material and exercises through the Blackboard platform. Communication with students and counseling support using e-mails.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Reading Assigment301.2
Written assigments301.2
Exams10.0
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Oral examination in the material covered during the semester or written (discharge) assignment (90%). Active participation in the course is also counted (10%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σημειώσεις (αναρτημένες στην πλατφόρμα του e-learning)
Last Update
02-04-2021