Liturgy in Orthodox Christianity

2018-2019
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Doel vak

By the end of the module, students will be able:
- to explain the role of the liturgy in the life of the Orthodox Church
- to explain the significance of Baptism and Eucharist as understood in
the Orthodox traditions
- to describe the liturgical traditions of the Orthodox Churches in its
different cycles: daily, annual-lunar (Paschal) and annual-solar (Feasts
of the Lord) cycles

Inhoud vak

This course introduces students to the central role of liturgical
worship within the Orthodox Church. It focuses on the services of
Baptism and the Eucharist and the different liturgical cycles.

Onderwijsvorm

This module is taught in a blended format of on-line instruction
and interaction together with a residential intensive week.

Toetsvorm

On-line assignments (45%), presentation (15%), research paper (40%).

Vereiste voorkennis

Basic knowledge of the Bible, courses History of Orthodox Christianity
and Scripture in Orthodox Christianity

Literatuur

• Alexander Schmemann, For the Life of the World: Sacraments and
Orthodoxy (Crestwood NY: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1973)
• Alexander Schmemann, Of Water and the Spirit: A Liturgical Study of
Baptism (Crestwood NY: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1997)
• Alexander Schmemann, Introduction to Liturgical Theology (Crestwood
NY: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1966)
• Paul Bradshaw and Maxwell E. Johnson, The Origins of Feasts, Fasts,
and Seasons in Early Christianity (London: SPCK, 2011)
• Gregory Woolfenden, Daily Liturgical Prayer: Origins and Theology
(London: Routledge, 2004)

Overige informatie

This course is an integral part of the minor/pre-master Orthodox
Christianity. Before enrolling in this programme you need to register
through www.acot.nl.

Afwijkende intekenprocedure

This course is an integral part of the minor/pre-master Orthodox Christianity. Before enrolling in the minor/pre-master programme you need to register through www.acot.nl

Aanbevolen voorkennis

At ease with writing and speaking in English

Algemene informatie

Vakcode G_OCOBE
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P4
Vakniveau 300
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit Religie en Theologie
Vakcoördinator dr. H.P.S. Bakker BA
Examinator dr. J. Lena
Docenten dr. J. Lena

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