Patrology and post-patristic literature (IV)

Course Code: TP210 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Theology • Field of study: Pastoral Orthodox Theology
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Lucian - Dumitru Colda
Seminar tutor: Lucian - Dumitru Colda
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

- to know the doctrine of the Holy Fathers of the Church and of the ecclesiastical writers of the first Christian ages.
- to know the work of the Holy Fathers of the Church and of the ecclesiastical writers of the first Christian ages.
- to know the patristic terminology specific to the first Christian ages.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Post-patristic literature. St. Tarasius, patriarch of Constantinople. St. Nichifor I the Confessor, Patriarch of Constantinople. St. Methodius, patriarch of Constantinople
2. St. Theodore the Studite. St. Joseph the Studite, Archbishop of Thessalonica
3. St. Photius the Great, Patriarch of Constantinople
4. Leo VI the Wise (Philosopher). Nicholas I the Mystic, Patriarch of Constantinople
5. St. Simeon Metafrast. St. Simeon the New Theologian
6. MihailPsellos. St. Theolipt of Philadelphia
7. St. Gregory Palamas
8. St. Nicholas Cabasila
9. Filotei Kokkinos. St. Simeon of Thessalonica
10. St. Mark the Eugene, Metropolitan of Ephesus. Visarion of Nice. Ghenadie al II-lea Scolarios
11. John Scotus Eriugena. Anselm of Canterbury. Peter Abelard
12. Bernard de Clairvaux. Albertus Magnus. Roger Bacon. Bonaventure
13. Taking Aquinas. John Duns Scotus
14. Meister Eckhart. Nicolaus Cusanus. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Teaching methods:

Lecture, debate, presentation.

Learning outcomes:

The discipline seeks to emphasize the role of patristic authors in the development of an effective pastoral mission of the Church.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written exam 50% and implication in course debates 50%

Recommended reading:

CAYRE. F., Precis de Patrologie, 3 volumes, Desclée et Cie, Paris, 1927-1930, -.
QUASTEN, J, Patrology, Ave Maria Press, Paris, 1951-1963, 2210.
ALTANER, B, Patrology, Herder and Herder, New York, 1960, 660.