The School

The School of Social Theology and Christian Culture provides a full-range theoretical and practical education in the main as well as in the specialized fields of the discipline of Orthodox Theology and Christian culture. More specifically in:

a) biblical studies, patristics, and Christian literature

b) liturgics, history, theology and practice, Byzantine music, ecclesiastical arts, and Christian archaeology

c) canon law, sources in the study of the Chruch-State relations, ethics, Christian paedagogics, theory and practice in social and pastoral work

d) Church history and its sources, the history of the Patriarchates and of the Autocephalous Churches, the historical context of Orthodoxy both in the East and in the Diaspora, the relationship between the Orthodox Church and its any given historical, religious, cultural, academic and international environment

e) the study of the dogmatic sources, and particularly those of the Ecumenical Councils, the interpretation of the orthodox faith from a historical-dogmatic and systematic perspective

f) the ecumenicity of the Orthodox Church as well as its dialogue with the rest of the Christian world, Philosophy, cultural and natural sciences, technology, modern thought, and  other religions.

The School is structured under four Departments which aim at realizing, each one separately while at the same time in complete collaboration, Orthodox Theology and Culture Education.

School structure

A. Department of Holy Scripture and Patristics
B. Department of History, Doctrine, Inter-Orthodox and Inter-Christian Relations
C. Department of Worship, Archaeology and Art
D. Department of Law, Organization, Life, and Ministry of the Chruch

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