Interreligious Dialogues. History of encounter of Christianity with Islam

Course Information
TitleΔιαθρησκειακοί Διάλογοι. Ιστορία Συνάντησης του Χριστιανισμού με το Ισλάμ / Interreligious Dialogues. History of encounter of Christianity with Islam
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAngeliki Ziaka
Course ID600015646

Programme of Study: Theology and Culture

Registered students: 3
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
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The participants: •Το learn the principles of interfaith education with the aim to conduct proper and constructive dialogue between • To be aware about the history of contemporary interreligious dialogue • To be sensitive and aware in interreligious understanding and dialogue with people of different religious, linguistic and cultural backgrounds • To be exercised in Interreligious Skills • To learn about Islamic initiatives on Interreligious Dialogue
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
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Knowledge of the principles of interfaith education with the aim to conduct proper and constructive dialogue between Christianity and modern major world religions. Points of convergence and divergence of the principles of major religions to the fundamental principles of Christian teaching for understanding and peaceful coexistence. The timeless dialogue between Eastern Christian Church and Islam. Interfaith education, interreligious dialogue, global initiatives, initiatives of Theological Schools of Athens and Thessaloniki, the Church of Greece and the Patriarchates, conferences interreligious dialogue.
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 Assigment100
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities20
Written assigments80
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γρ. Ζιάκας & Αγγ. Ζιάκα, Διαθρησκειακός Διάλογος, εκδόσεις Πανεπιστημίου Μακεδονίας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2016. Στ. Τσομπανίδης, «Υπέρ της Οικουμένης»: Μελέτες για την Οικουμενική Κίνηση και την αποστολή της Εκκλησίας στο σημερινό κόσμο, Εκδόσεις Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014.
Additional bibliography for study
Π. Βασιλειάδης, Ενότητα και μαρτυρία, εκδόσεις Επίκεντρο, Θεσσαλονίκη 2007. Π. Βασιλειάδης, Μετανεωτερικότητα και Εκκλησία, εκδόσεις Ακρίτας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2002. Αγγ. Ζιάκα, Διαθρησκειακοί Διάλογοι, Τ. Β΄, εκδόσεις Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2010 Στ. Τσομπανίδης, «Κοινωνικές και οικονομικές παράμετροι του Διαθρησκειακού Διαλόγου», Θεολογία 84 (2013), τεύχ. 2, 165-192.
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