Period: Modul 1 (27/8–4/11)
Ämne: Teologi, Kurser på engelska
The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the theology, spirituality, and history of the Christian liturgical year (with special attention to the Byzantine liturgical tradition). The course will examine, (a) historical development of the liturgical calendar, its seasons, and principal feasts; (b) theological foundations and meaning of the liturgical year in general and specific feasts in particular; (c) liturgical texts and rites of selected feasts; and (d) iconography of selected feasts in the Byzantine tradition. In this way, the course will open a holistic perspective on the liturgical year with regard to its biblical and theological foundations, its interpretation in Church tradition over centuries, and its spiritual relevance for modern Christians.
Half-distance with one week obligatory intensive education in Uppsala September 24 to 28, 9 am to 1 pm
Course leader: Taras Tymo