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Following the General Assembly decision of Theology (sessions 24/01/83 and 01/02/83), the Department of Theology was divided in the following four Sections, in which are allocated the human resources (consisted of 22 Professors and 10 members of teaching and administrative staff), the teaching and the research work of the Department:

Hermeneutical Section, searching the content of the Holy Bible, i.e. of the Old and the New Testaments, in context of God’s revelation and the
particular historical conditions, the target of which is the fulfilment of God’s plan for the salvation of the mankind.
Historical Section focusing on Ecclesiastical History of all periods, History of the Church of Greece, the Slavic World, the Oriental Churches, Byzantine History, Christian and Byzantine Archaeology and the art of Orthodox Iconography, as well as Canon Law, Religious Studies and History and Theology of Worship.
Section of Systematic Theology which systematically and methodically studies the doctrines of the Orthodox Church and its pastoral theological tradition, as well as the dialogue between Theology and contemporary world, Philosophy. It also examines fundamental issues of the Philosophy of Religion. Furthermore, it promotes the study of contemporary pedagogical approaches in Religious Education according to the sciences of Education.
Section of Patristics, History of Doctrine & Symbolics which analyses, sets forth and carries out research into a) the content of Church Fathers’ teaching, b) the formulation of the dogmatic truths of faith by the Ecumenical Councils and c) the historic divergences of the unity of Patristic tradition and the faith of the Church.

The Department of Theology offers students the opportunity to become acquainted with and to explore the new trends in Theology and the connection between human conscience and the founding events of Christianity. This connection is primarily approached through the emergence, the history, and the teachings of Orthodox Christianity, correlated with modern philosophical currents, the sciences and the Arts, or other forms of Christianity and other religions, including various manifestations of the religious element, as well as the contemporary interdisciplinary dialogue.

The graduates will be able to contribute constructively to the encounter between Theology, the Church and society, either by carrying out the ecclesiastical tasks as members of the clergy or by becoming RE teachers and active members in society. Moreover, graduates have the possibility to study the culture that has been developed until today with the contribution of the Orthodox tradition.