Liturgy in Orthodox Christianity
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area of Study
Taught In English
Basic knowledge of the Bible, courses History of Orthodox Christianity and Scripture in Orthodox Christianity
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
By the end of the module, students will be able:
- to describe 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 analyse the liturgical traditions of the Orthodox Churches in its different cycles: daily, annual-lunar (Paschal) and annual-solar (Feasts of the Lord) cycles
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.
This module is taught in a blended format of on-line instruction and interaction together with a residential intensive week.
TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
On-line assignments (45%), presentation (15%), research paper (40%).
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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