The fathers of the Church and the modem world

Course Information
TitleΠατέρες της Εκκλησίας και σύγχρονος κόσμος / The fathers of the Church and the modem world
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorThomai Chouvarda
Course ID600015602

Programme of Study: Theology and Culture

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course2110
CΗristianikī Grammateía kai IstoríaYE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110
Systīmatikī THeología, Koinōniología kai Spoudī tīs THrīskeíasEE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110
Praktikī THeología kai PaidagōgikīEE-EMVATHYNSĪS2110

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
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.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The diachronic word of the Fathers of the Church is the key feature of the course. It presents the up-to-date and the timeless value of patristic thought, word and tradition. At the same time, cases of modern patristic figures and their compaction (consensus) with the previous patristic teaching are examined.
diachronic value of patristic thouhgt, modern figures of saints
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
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
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities25
Written assigments50
Student Assessment
Attending of lectures and writing of assignments.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
PG - Patrologia Graeca TLG - Thesaurus Linguae Graecae
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