Pastoral Theology

Course Information
TitleΠοιμαντική Θεολογία / Pastoral Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorPetros Panagiotopoulos
Course ID60000282

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 133
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course534

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
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 (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to - identify the importance of pastoral care for the present and address the current problems. -distinguish how to deal with the biblical and paternal tradition of everyday human problems. - realize that the way in which the principles of pastoral care are applied today cannot be mechanical or copying, but based on the texts and experience of Fathers' teaching, the current pastoral needs can be addressed through the means and resources provided by our time
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course seeks to demonstrate how necessary Pastoral Theology is for scientific shielding theologian and ministry of the modern world. Church ministry's coordinates and axes are also highlighted with frequent references in texts of patristic literature. At the same time, the ecclesiological, therapeutic and pedagogical character of the theology of the Church is marked. Pastoral Theology is not considered as an independent discipline on priestly profession's ethics; it ismore a synthesis of the Church redemptive work.
Pastoral Theology, Church, Ecclesiology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Multimedia use
Course Organization
Reading Assigment150.6
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities160.6
Written assigments180.7
Student Assessment
Written examination at the end of the semester • Each paper is graded by the teacher and are available to undergraduate students. • Oral or written exam for foreign students and female students • Oral examination and special-statutory categories of students with
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. π. Βασίλειος Καλλιακμάνης, Ποιμαντική Θεολογία, εκδ.Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2021
Additional bibliography for study
1. π. Βασίλειος Καλλιακμάνης, Από το φόβο στην αγάπη. Σπουδή και μαθητεία στη Φιλοκαλία των ιερών Νηπτικών, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2009 2. Κεσελόπουλος Αν. Προτάσεις Ποιμαντικής Θεολογίας, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2 2009 3. Αυγουστίδης Αδ. (πρωτοπρ.), Ποιμένας και θεραπευτής Ζητήματα ποιμαντικής ψυχολογίας και ποιμαντικής πρακτικής, εκδ. Ακρίτας, Αθήνα 2005 4. Αυγουστίδης Αδ. (πρωτοπρ.), Εκκλησία και Ψυχική Υγεία - Σύγχρονες προκλήσεις, εκδ. Έννοια, Αθήνα 2008 5. Αυγουστίδης Αδ. (πρωτοπρ.), Συντροφεύοντας τον άνθρωπο που νοσεί. Εισαγωγή στην Ποιμαντική της Υγείας, εκδ. Αρμός, Αθήνα 2015 6. Θερμός Βασ. (πρωτοπρ.), Ποιμαίνοντες μετ’ επιστήμης, εκδ. Αρμός, Αθήνα 1996 7. Θερμός Βασ. ( πρωτοπρ.), Εκ της αυλής ταύτης, 8. Καψάνης Γ. (αρχιμ.), Η Ποιμαντική Διακονία κατά τους Ιερούς Κανόνας, εκδ. Άθως, Πειραιεύς 1976 9. Βαρριάς Αρ. Η ποιμαντική του Περιθωρίου, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004 10. Σταυρόπουλος Αλ., Επιστήμη και Τέχνη της Ποιμαντικής, εκδ. Αρμός, Αθήνα 1997.
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