Sanctification of Time: Orthodox Liturgy of the Hours and Liturgical Year
College: Trinity College
Instructor 1: Ready, Geoffrey
Course Code: 
TRP2171HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
6101
Online: 
Yes
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online - Asynchronous
Description: 

This course will explore through classroom lectures and seminar discussions the texts and pastoral practice of the daily cycle of the liturgy of the hours and the yearly cycle of feasts, fasts and commemorations of the Byzantine (Orthodox and Eastern Catholic) churches, including the historical evolution and theological meaning of those rites. Guest lectures will also cover the liturgies of the hours and liturgical year of the Oriental Orthodox churches, specifically the Syriac, Coptic and Ethiopian rites. The course will also further develop the concept of liturgical theology and the reflect on pastoral practice in the celebration of daily and festal services.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2016
Start Time: 
NA
End Time: 
NA
Schedule: 
N/A
Minimum: 
5
Maximum: 
40
Additional Notes: 
Additional Evlauation: Final Exam.
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Seminars
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Reflection Paper
Research Paper
Short Paper
Other