Western Ecclesiastical Literature

Course Information
TitleΕκκλησιαστική Γραμματεία της Δύσης (I) / Western Ecclesiastical Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorFotios Ioannidis
Course ID600015570

Programme of Study: Theology and Culture

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CΗristianikī Grammateía kai IstoríaYE-EMVATHYNSĪS1110
Systīmatikī THeología, Koinōniología kai Spoudī tīs THrīskeíasEE-EMVATHYNSĪS1110
Praktikī THeología kai PaidagōgikīEE-EMVATHYNSĪS1110

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students are able to: - get to know in depth the writers and works of the western ecclesiastical literature - critical study of the sources - critical study and evaluate the bibliography - prepare a synthetic study.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The writings and teaching of selected ecclesiastical writers and Fathers of the West are studied thoroughly from the beginning untill the 6th century, as a part within the historic, cultural and theological data. The postgraduate student undertakes the study of a writer or a scientific writing. He presents to the audience the findings of his survey, which has as its goal the application of scientific methodology, the highlight of problems and difficulties, individual peculiarities on research, scientific accuracy and extraction of safe results.
Fathers of the western Church, Ecclesiastical writers of the West
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • 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 Assigment50
Written assigments70
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
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