Πρόγραμμα Ιερατικών Σπουδών – Περιγραφή Μαθήματος
Course: Christianity and Civilization
Course Code: E82
Teaching Credits: 1
Teaching Hours: 2
Description: The subject Christianity and Civilization is optional. Its Curriculum is structured according to the following themes: 1. General introduction. The penetration of Hellenism into Judaism of Palestine and Diaspora. 2. The influence of the Greek Philosophy on Judaism and the Jews’ resistance against the Greek penetration. 3. Christianity in the Greek speaking Judaism. The “Hellenists” of the New Testament. 4. Christianity in the idolatrous Greek World. 5. Apostle Paul and the Greek Spiritual Tradition. 6. From the Greek Cosmology into the Christian Creation (Ktisiologia). 7. The Organization of the Church. Church and World. Church Empire. 8. Faithand Culture. 9. Attempts at hellenization of Christianity (Heresies). 10. Christianity and Hellenism. The Great Fathers of the 4th century. Christianizationof Hellenism. 11. The Christian World (Ecoumeni). 12. The Christian Faith and Christian Culture link of people’s unity. 13. The New World.