The parts of the Department are the General Assembly and the Director. The General Assembly consists of the Director of the Department, the faculty members and the student representatives.
The General Assembly of the Department coordinates the work of the Department in the framework of the decisions of the Assembly of the Schhol, proposes to the Assembly of the School regarding the study program, distributes the funds of the Department in its various teaching and research activities, suggests to the Assembly of the School the distribution of the didactic work to the teachers, suggests to the Assembly of the School the books to be distributed for each lesson of the study program.
Α. Department of Biblical Studies and Study of Religion(s)
The Department covers the subjects of the Old Testament, the New Testament, Religion and the Classical Languages (Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Greek and Latin).
The faculty members of the Department teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level courses related to the subjects covered by the Department. Specifically, at the undergraduate level, there are Introduction courses in the Old and New Testaments, Interpretation of all sections of the Biblical Studies, courses related to the scientific study of Ancient and Contemporary religion(s), Islam and other major religions of mankind, as well as Hebrew, Greek and Greek different levels. Courses in Interpretive Theology, Religious Studies and Language are also taught at postgraduate level.
The research interests of the members of the Department include the study of the Bible, especially the text of the Translation of the Seventy and the Byzantine text of the New Testament. The sub-sector of Religious Studies deals mainly with Islam and the religions of the Greco-Roman world. Finally, the language of biblical and paternal texts also belongs to the research objects of the Department.
Also in the framework of the research activities of the Department, BIBLICUM has been operating for 40 years. This is a scientific meeting where, in addition to the faculty members of the Department, postgraduate students and doctoral candidates participate. Theological teachers of Secondary Education can also participate. It is usually convened once a month. Each year has a single central theme that is covered with six or seven individual presentations by experts from the Department or other Departments of AUTh.
Β. Department of Church History, Christian Secretary, Archaeology and Art
The Department covers the subjects of Ecclesiastical History, Christian Secretariat, Christian Archeology and Art .
The faculty members of the Department teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level courses related to the subjects covered by the Department. The undergraduate program teaches courses related to the General Ecclesiastical History, the History and Secretariat of the Church of Greece and the Slavic Churches, of the Patriarchal Thought and Hagiology, of the Greek and Latin-speaking Christian Secretariat, of Byzantine Archeology and Art.
The postgraduate program teaches courses in Church History, Hagiology, Patriarchal and Christian Secretariat and Thought, as well as Christian Art and Archeology.
The research interests of the faculty members of the Department include the study of the History and Secretariat of the Church, from its beginnings to the modern years, both of Greece and the Slavic Orthodox Churches as well as of the other Christian Churches and Confessions . Also, the study and interpretation of the Patriarchal and wider Christian literature of Greek-speaking and Latin-speaking Christianity. Finally, Byzantine Archeology and Art.
Phone Number: +30 2310 996952
C. Department of Dogmatic Theology
The Department covers the subjects of the History of Philosophy, Dogmatic and Ecumenical Movement .
The faculty members of the Department teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level courses related to the subjects covered by the Department. Specifically, the following courses are taught at the undergraduate level:
Dogmatic Theology A (History of Orthodox Theology and Spirituality),
Dogmatic Theology Β΄(Introduction to Theological Cognition),
Dogmatic Theology C’ (Report of the Orthodox Faith),
Dogmatic Theology D΄(Symbolic Theology), History of Philosophy and Ecumenical Movement .
Σε μεταπτυχιακό επίπεδο διδάσκονται επίσης μαθήματα Δογματικής, Οικουμενικής Θεολογίας και Φιλοσοφίας.
Στα ερευνητικά ενδιαφέροντα των μελών του Τομέα εντάσσονται η μελέτη της Ιστορίας των Δογμάτων, της Δογματικής της Ορθόδοξου Εκκλησίας, της Συμβολικής, της Ιστορίας και της Θεολογίας της Οικουμενικής Κίνησης και της Ιστορίας της Φιλοσοφίας.
Τηλέφωνο: +30 2310 996959
D. Department of Worship, Christian Education and Church Administration
The Department covers the disciplines: Oral, Liturgical, Ecclesiastical Music, Catechism, Pedagogy, Canon and Ecclesiastical Law, Introduction to Theology.
The faculty members of the Department teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level and are advisors or members of committees in postgraduate and doctoral theses.
Specifically at the undergraduate level and as compulsory are taught:
Introduction to theological studies and theological thought, Introduction to Divine Worship, Speech-Communication and Liturgical Exercises, Liturgical and Oral Lessons from modern sources and studies, Introductory Pedagogical courses, Catechism and Christian Pedagogy, and Canon and Ecclesiastical Law.
In addition, elective subjects are Christian Education, the Teaching of Religious Studies and the use of new technology in education, combined subjects of Worship, Preaching and Art, the position of women in Worship and Church Ministry, Christian Hymnology and the Law of the Heterodox Churches, as well as of Mount Athos.
The faculty members of the Department deal with the contemporary and diachronic research and practical application of the Liturgical and Oral, with the Pedagogical and the Catechism in relation to the multicultural environment, with the teaching of the course of Religious and the application of new technologies in his teaching, as well as with the relations between Church and State within the European environment.
Phone Number: +30 2310 996951
Ε. Department of Ethics and Sociology
The faculty members of the Department teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level courses related to the subjects covered by the Department.
Specifically, at the undergraduate level, courses are taught in Ethics, General Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Christianity, study of Modern Culture, Pastoral, Social Ethics and Community Work, Bioethics, Informatics with applications in Theology.
At the postgraduate level, courses in Ethics, Sociology of religion and culture, study of social problems, Pastoral and Informatics theological data are also taught.
At the research level, the members of the Department aim at:
In the diachronic and contemporary study of religion from a sociological point of view, with special emphasis on the study of Christianity and Orthodoxy.
In the study of ethical issues and in particular Christian ethics, in the investigation of the ethical and social dimension of bioethical and environmental problems and in the study of pastoral and community work.
In the study of the social problems and forms of modern religiosity, the relations between the state and the church, the social, political and cultural framework for the realization of religious education, the relations between religion and society, as well as modern culture.
In the digital processing and highlighting of objects, elements, heirlooms related to theological and other research data of the Department.
Phone: +30 2310 996971, +30 2310 996976