The Human Person in Orthodox Tradition
College: Trinity College
Date Cancelled: 
Jul 22, 2019
Course Code: 
TRP2172HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
6101
Online: 
Yes
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online
Description: 

This course introduces students to the most significant teachings and achievements in Orthodox theological anthropology, beginning with the Cappadocian fathers, Maximus the Confessor and others. The course will also explore the contributions of modern scholars such as Bulgakov, Yannaras, Zizioulas, Behr, Vlachos and Von Balthasar who have enriched the study of the human person in Orthodox tradition. This course will also explore, compare and contrast the anthropological ideas developed by western, modern era philosophers such as Nietzsche, Freud and Sartre. The course will also explore some modern bioethical, technological and social issues that pose new questions regarding the human person.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2019
Fall 2016
Hours per Week: 
3
Schedule: 
N/A
Minimum: 
5
Maximum: 
20
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Seminars
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Research Paper
Short Paper