Moral Theology (III)

Course Code: TP403 • Study year: IV • 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, French
Name of lecturer: Oliviu-Petru Botoi
Seminar tutor: Oliviu-Petru Botoi
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 1
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

Acquiring in-depth knowledge of the virtue of faith, love and hope;
Realization of the importance of knowing God;
Knowledge of the basic elements of Christian ecology;
Practical knowledge and awareness of the influence of technology on human life.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

Theological virtue of faith; Theological virtue of hope; Theological virtue of love;

Teaching methods:

Lecture, exemplification, conversation, debate.

Learning outcomes:

Get to know and deepen your knowledge about the three theological virtues; Distinguish the ways of knowing God; It realizes the importance of the human body created by God from an eschatological perspective; Learn about elements of Christian ecology and the influences of technology on human life in general and on the spiritual life of the Christian in particular;

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

It defines faith, hope and love. He knows at least one biblical or patristic foundation for each theological virtue; Defines ecology and technique;Written paper-interpretative essay – 10%. Frontal evaluation/ Oral exam: 90%.

Recommended reading:

Boris Bobrinskoy, The Mystery of the Church: A Course in Orthodox Dogmatic Theology, St Vladimirs Seminary Press, New York, 2002, 292.
Paul Evdokimov, La Connaissance de Dieu selon la tradition orientale : L'enseignement patristique, liturgique et iconographique, Vavier, Paris, 1968, 159.
Lazar Puhalo, The Soul, the Body and Death, Synaxis Press, Monastery All Saints, 1994, 138.