Practice of Liturgical services (I)

Course Code: TP423 • Study year: IV • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Theology • Field of study: Pastoral Orthodox Theology
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Dumitru Adrian Vanca
Seminar tutor: Dumitru Adrian Vanca
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2

Course aims:

to develop an aptitude for careful theological reflection about worship;
to develop basic skills in worship and conducting liturgical services;
to answer liturgical questions on any general ordination exam as evidenced in tests and papers.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Introductory course, 2. Liturgical Vestments, 3. Vespers, 4. Matins, 5. The Divine Liturgy: Prothesis, 6. The Divine Liturgy, 7. The Divine Liturgy of Pre-sanctified Gifts.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification, PowerPoint presentation, video-projections etc.

Learning outcomes:

• To give practice abilities to conduct and perform liturgical services in the orthodox rite; • To know the structure of liturgical services and to deal with common and mobile parties of liturgical services.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Practical exam – 70%; theoretical examination on commune formulas – 20%; continuous assessment – 10%.

Recommended reading:

***, Liturghier, Edit. IBMBOR , București , 2012 , x
***, Tipic bisericesc, Edit. IBMBOR , București , 1979 , x
***, Molitfelnic, Edit. IBMBOR , București , 2013 , x
***, Triodul, Edit. IBMBOR , București , 2019 , x
***, Penticostarul, Edit. IBMBOR , București , 2012 , x