Theology and Culture in the Calendar of Feasts and the Euchologion

Course Information
TitleΘεολογία και Πολιτισμός στο Εορτολόγιο και Ευχολόγιο / Theology and Culture in the Calendar of Feasts and the Euchologion
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorPanagiotis Skaltsis
Course ID600015658

Programme of Study: Theology and Culture

Registered students: 12
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course2110
CΗristianikī Grammateía kai IstoríaEE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110
Systīmatikī THeología, Koinōniología kai Spoudī tīs THrīskeíasEE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110
Praktikī THeología kai PaidagōgikīYE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
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
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able: -Delve deeper into the history and theology of the Calendar of Feasts -Analyze the sources and texts related to the Christian Calendar of Feasts -Explore the relationship between divine worship and culture
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 international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • 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)
This specific course aims to: a) Inform graduate students about the history, theology and the cultural elements of the Christian Calendar of Feasts and the Euchologion. b) Introduce them to the relevant sources, namely the patristic, hagiographical and liturgical texts. c) Investigate in detail all aspects of the Christian Calendar of Feasts and Euchologion (theological, anthropological, soteriological, cultural). d) Study the rich hymnography of the Feasts of the Master, the Theotokos and the Saints, as well as the prayers of the Byzantine Euchologion. e) Assist the graduate students in their academic progression as well as their pastoral activity in the Church through all the liturgical wealth examined.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
By the teaching and learning process is used the "Power Point" application and distance learning as well.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment50
Written assigments25
Student Assessment
Students are questioned in writting and orally on issues discussed in class. Assessment is based upon whether students state clear answers and develop personal critical attitude towards course thematic.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
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