Orthodox Theology and Pastoral applications

Course Information
TitleΟρθόδοξη Θεολογία και ποιμαντικές εφαρμογές / Orthodox Theology and Pastoral applications
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorPetros Panagiotopoulos
Course ID600015638

Programme of Study: Theology and Culture

Registered students: 8
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course2110
CΗristianikī Grammateía kai IstoríaEE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110
Systīmatikī THeología, Koinōniología kai Spoudī tīs THrīskeíasYE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110
Praktikī THeología kai PaidagōgikīEE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
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)
Learning Outcomes
By courses completion, the students will be able to: * are aware of the basic challenges of modern pastoral theology, * apply the main principles of pastoral theology to address these challenges, * evaluate the type and size of pastoral concerns and dilemmas, * understand the diverse perceptions developed in each pastoral problem, * get familiar with pastoral issues, * practiced in scientific research.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course focuses on contemporary issues of Pastoral Theology, such as bioethical challenges, marriage and family life issues, the meeting of the pastoral act with modern technologies, the issues of social solidarity to immigrants, the problem of death and the efforts to overcome it, environmental ethics and the general attitude of theological thinking in scientific applications. These issues deal with the application of the pastoral theology principles and the dialogue of ecclesiastical action with them.
pastoral theology, science, church, technology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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 Assigment60
Written assigments50
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γεωργίου Μαντζαρίδη, Χριστιανική Ηθική, τόμ. Ι-ΙΙ, Ι.Μ.Μ. Βατοπαοδίου, Άγιο Όρος 2015
Additional bibliography for study
Νικολάου, Μητρ. Μεσογαίας και Λαυρεωτικής, Άνθρωπος μεθόριος. Από τα αναπάντητα διλήμματα στα περάσματα μιας "άλλης λογικής", Εν πλω, Αθήνα 2005
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