Course Information
TitleΤο πρόβλημα του εθνικισμού στις Εκκλησίες της Νοτιοανατολικής Ευρώπης. / The Problem of Nationalism in the Churches of Southeastern Europe.
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorStavros Nanakis
Course ID600015736

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Vivlikṓn, Paterikṓn, Agiologikṓn kai THrīskeiologikṓn SpoudṓnElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization2110
Istorías, Dógmatos, Filosofías kai ArchaiologíasCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)2110
Efarmosménīs THeologíasElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization2110

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the intended learning objective is to acquaint the students with the devastating consequences of nationalism in the Church, transnational relations and culture. Moreover consists students to attend a scientific conference to enrich their knowledge about the problem of nationalism in the countries of Southeast Europe, but mainly to cultivate scientific thinking and judgment of various sources of history of these churches and their relationship with Member which are mounted.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Students will be taught the following modules: 1. Nationalism as a historical phenomenon. 2. Nationalism in the Balkans. 3. Bulgarian Schism. 4. Local Synod of Constantinople. 5. Review nationalism from the Orthodox viewpoint. 6. Nationalism in Russia. 7. Nationalism in Bulgaria. 8. Nationalism in Albania. 9. Nationalism in Skopje. 10.The schismatic Church of Skopje as a consequence of nationalism. 11.The martyrdom of Archbishop John. 12.The Synod of Nice. 13. German Church and Nationalism.
Churches, Nationalism
Educational Material Types
  • Selected Bibliography
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Conntact by email.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment100
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities20
Written assigments90
Student Assessment
Students in the class undertake to write a paper under the scientific guidance of the teacher, according to which they are evaluated orally at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Δημ. Γόνη, "Η Ορθοδοξία της χερσονήσου του Αίμου στη νέα τάξη πραγμάτων", Νέα Εστία 1994, σσ. 66-79 Ιωαν. Καρμίρη, "Ο Εθνικισμός εν ΤΗ Ορθοδόξω Εκκλησία", ΠΑΑ 52 (1977)
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