5OT112 History of Eastern Christianity: Mission and Development, 5.0 Credits
History of Eastern Christianity: Mission and Development, 5.0 Credits
Eastern Christian Theology
Autumn 2019/2020 Nov - Jan (w45-w03). Daytime 50 % at Campus Bromma. Language English.
Admission at universityadmissions.se or antagning.se, admission code: OT112
Entry requirements
General requirements for university studies
Education Level
First cycle
The course provides a basic understanding of the Eastern churches, with a particular emphasis on mission and development. The course also gives a historical overview of the history and extent of the Eastern Churches, and a presentation of the churches today.
At the end of the course, the student is expected to:
• be able to account for a timeline and overall historical events in the Eastern churches
• be able to account for the different eastern churches
• be familiar with church and mission studies as a discipline.
Parry, Ken (red.), 2010. The Blackwell Companion to Eastern Christianity. Oxford, UK & Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, S 1-318. (318 s) Available as eBook via EbscoHost for students and staff.

Stamoolis, James J., 2001. Eastern Orthodox Mission Theology Today. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock. (208 s)
Michael Hjälm
Exam Types
Seminars, Written examination.
Grading Types
A = Excellent, B = Very good, C = Good, D = Satisfactory, E = Sufficient, FX = Insufficient, F = Insufficient
Additional Directives
If a student due to disability has a decision from the EHS on special pedagogical support, the examiner shall, if necessary, adapt the examination and conduct the examination in an alternative way.
Completion of a course requires a minimum of 80% attendance at lectures and 100% attendance at seminars/group work and other assignments. Absence beyond that can be compensated by supplementing assignment(s) if the instructor finds it possible. In case of an absence of 50% or more, the course is considered as interrupted, even if assignments have been completed.
Confirmed by the Theology Faculty Board at University College Stockholm 2016-12-21
Literature revised 2019-10-08
Revised 2018-01-24