Pastora problems in the Begining and the of Life

Course Information
TitleΠοιμαντικά προβλήματα της αρχής και του τέλους της ζωής / Pastora problems in the Begining and the of Life
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorVasileios Kalliakmanis
Course ID600015664

Programme of Study: Theology and Culture

Registered students: 4
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 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
Getting acquaintance and familiarity with the dilemmas occyrring at the birth and death of man. Presenting the bioethical suggestions developed about these issues. Examining the possibilities of building a Christian approach to the respective problems.
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 an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • 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)
During the course, issues related to the beginning and end of human life, such as those related to assisted reproduction, cloning, preimplantation and prenatal control issues, surrogate motherhood, euthanasia, cryogenics, etc. are examined. At the same time, modern bioethical approaches and the relative Christian view are mentioned.
beginning of life, end of life, Bioethics, Christian bioethics
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 Assigment20
Written assigments80
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Μητροπολίτης Μεσογαίας και Λαυρεωτικής Νικόλαος, Ελεύθεροι από το Γονιδίωμα. Προσεγγίσεις Ορθόδοξης Βιοηθικής, Έκδοση Ιεράς Μητροπόλεως Μεσογαίας και Λαυρεωτικής, Λαύριο 2002
Additional bibliography for study
* Σταυρούλα Τσινόρεμα (επιμ.), Θέματα βιοηθικής, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, Ηράκλειο 2013 * Απόστολος Νικολαΐδης, Από τη Γένεση στη γενετική. Εγχειρίδιο βιοηθικής, εκδόσεις Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2006 * Ελένη Καλοκαιρινού (επιμ.), Εισαγωγή στη βιοηθική: Ιστορικές και συστηματικές προσεγγίσεις, εκδόσεις Σύγχρονη Παιδεία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014
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