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Patristics : An Introduction to the Fathers of the Church

Patristics : An Introduction to the Fathers of the Church

An introduction to the Fathers of the Church, from Ignatius of Antioch to John of Damascus: Writers, doctors, pastors, the Fathers of the Church

 

Course code: PHEN17

ECTS Credits: 3

Professor: Dr. Srecko Koralija

Course description

This course is a course of literature. It deals with texts. It will make you read and study texts. These texts belong to a tradition: they transmit topics, ideas, methods, throughout a certain continuity, from the end of the Apostolic Age, to the beginning of Middle Ages.
And this course is also a course of theology, as the central subject of the texts we are going to deal with is God and his Revelation in the Scriptures.

Table of content 

  1. Introduction to the course
  2. From the Bible to the Fathers
  3. Reading the Scriptures
  4. The beginning of theology
  5. Heresies
  6. Giants of the Golden Era I : Cappadocians
  7. Giants of the Golden Era II : Alexandria and Antioch
  8. Giants of the West
  9. The Eastern Legacy
  10. The Western Legacy