Course Information
TitleΘέματα Εκκλησιαστικής Γραμματολογίας και Πατερικής Θεολογίας από τον 2ο ως τον 8ο αι. / Themes of Church Literature and Patristic Theology from the 2nd to the 8th c.
CodeΠΓ38
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorSymeon Paschalidis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600015721

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 11
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Vivlikṓn, Paterikṓn, Agiologikṓn kai THrīskeiologikṓn SpoudṓnCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)3210
Istorías, Dógmatos, Filosofías kai ArchaiologíasElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization3210
Efarmosménīs THeologíasElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization3210

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600146209
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The students will be capable to describe and analyze the theological teaching of the Fathers of that period. They will be able to solve the various literatural and theological issues related to the teaching of the above fathers, especially after the preoccupation with their writings. Furthermore, they will be able to connect that knowledge of the patristic theology with the work.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Presentation of particular issues of ecclesiastical literature and patristic theology from the 2nd to the 8th c., as encountered in the periods under review. They are explained and analyzed main theological issues that recorded in the patristic literature, and are presented positions of the Fathers always in relation to the emerging issues. 1. The theology of the Apostolic Fathers and its reception in the next centuries 2. Time and Creation in the christian literature of the first four centuries. 3. Spiritual life and perfection according to the Patristic and ascetic literature of the first centuries. 4. Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology”. 5. Disease, Pain and Death according to the patristic and ascetic literature of the 3rd and 4rth century. 6. Christianity and Judaism in the first four centuries. 7. The contribution of Proclus of Constantinople and Cyril of Alexandria against the nestorianism. 8. Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology”. 9. The contribution of “enhypostaton” of Leontius of Byzantium to the theology of Maximus the Confessor and John Damascene. 10. Theology and theologoumena in Maximus the Confessor. Gnomic Will and Monotheletism. 11. Theology of icons according to John Damascene and Theodore Studite. 12. Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology”. 13. Ascetic literature: Nilus the ascetic, Isidore of Pelusium, Diadochus of Fotiki.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures119
Seminars60
Reading Assigment39
Written assigments60
Other / Others1
Total279
Student Assessment
Description
Oral examinations at the end of the semester, in which the students are examined to the proposed material and the task.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
1. Π. Χρήστου, Εκκλησιαστική Γραμματολογία τ. Α’, εκδ. Κυρομάνος, Θεσ/νίκη 2005. 2. π. Ι. Ρωμανίδου, Πατερική Θεολογία, εκδ. Παρακαταθήκη, Θεσ/νίκη 2004. 3. Ν. Νικολαΐδη, Θέματα Πατερικής Θεολογίας, εκδ. Μέλισσα, Θεσ/νίκη 2009. 4. Π. Χρήστου, Ελληνική Πατρολογία τ. Δ’, εκδ. Κυρομάνος, Θεσ/νίκη 2006. 5. Π. Χρήστου, Ελληνική Πατρολογία τ. Ε’, εκδ. Κυρομάνος, Θεσ/νίκη 2006. 6. Στ. Παπαδόπουλου, Πατρολογία τ. Γ΄, εκδ. Γρηγόρη, Αθήνα 2010. 7. Στ. Παπαδόπουλου, Μεγάλοι Πατέρες της Εκκλησίας, εκδ. Στ. Παπαδόπουλου, Αθήνα 1989. 8. π. Γ. Φλορόφσκυ, Οι Βυζαντινοί Πατέρες του πέμπτου αιώνα, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσ/νίκη 2009. 9. π. Γ. Φλορόφσκυ, Οι Βυζαντινοί Πατέρες του έκτου, εβδόμου και ογδόου αιώνα, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσ/νίκη 2009. 10. π. Γ. Φλορόφσκυ, Οι Βυζαντινοί Ασκητικοί και Πνευματικοί Πατέρες, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσ/νίκη 2006. 11. Δ. Τσάμη, Εκκλησιαστική Γραμματολογία και Κείμενα Πατερικής Γραμματείας, εκδ. Πουρναρά, Θεσ/νίκη 2008. 13. Χ. Κρικώνη, Πατερικά Μελετήματα Α΄, εκδ. University Studio Press, Θεσ/νίκη 2008.
Last Update
02-03-2020