Course Information
TitleΘέματα Εκκλησιαστικής Γραμματολογίας και Πατερικής Θεολογίας των μετά την Άλωση χρόνων. / Themes of Church Literature and Patristic Theology in the Years after the Fall fo Constantinople.
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAnna Karamanidou
Course ID600015723

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 7
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
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
On the successful completion of the course familiarization with the ecclesiastical literature is accomplished. Students acquire knowledge of the issues emerging in the literature of the period and the contribution of the ecclesiastical authors and Fathers of the Church in dealing with the major theological issues of the time. The use of the related bibliography is included in the scope of the course, as well
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course follows the development of theological orientation through the Reformation and anti-reformation , the pietism, the Enlightenment and the confessions of Faith. It also examines the apologetic Theology of the post-Byzantine era. The course presents the Theological ferment during the Ottoman period. 1.The structure of scientific research 2.The course framework. Current research developments. 3.The course framework. Current research developments. 4. (a) Presentation of representative books and studies. (b) Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology” 5. Orthodoxy in the Conflict between Western Doctrines. Effects of Latin Scholasticism (1629-1723/1727) 6. 7. Religious humanism, an attempt to reconcile between the East and the West (1581-1629) 8. (a) Presentation of representative books and studies. (b)Attendance of the scientific colloquium of the P.P.S. of the School, the “Exegeticum-Seminar of Orthodox Hermeneutical Theology” 9. Confrontation with Enlightenment. Orthodoxy returns to its own sources (1727-1821) 10. 11. Project presentations. Discussion 12.Presentation of representative books and studies 13.Project presentations. Discussion
East, West, conflict, Orthodoxy, western doctrines, Latin scholasticism, religious humanitarianism, Enlightenment, Faith Confessions, apologetic Theology.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment50
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities12
Written assigments75
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Η σχετική με τις εξεταζόμενες θεματικές ενότητες βιβλιογραφία παραδίδεται στο εισαγωγικό για κάθε ενότητα μάθημα.
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