Questions of Patristics I

ltheo2321  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Questions of Patristics I
4 credits
30.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2017-2018
Auwers Jean-Marie;
Main themes
One special question pertaining to various testimonies of the ancient Christian literature, considered in its literary, dogmatic and theological aspects will be analysed; - The different extracts read during the course will be situated in their historial and theological context.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


The successful student will be able to : - tackle a theological or literary question pertaining to the ancient Christian literature, mainly Greek and/or Latin; - read critically the ancient theological sources; - make use of the patrologist's main working tools.


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Other information
Bochet I., «Le firmament de l'Écriture». L'herméneutique augustinienne(Collection des Études Augustiniennes. Série Antiquité, 172), Paris, 2004.
BoriP. C., L'interprétation infinie. L'herméneutique chrétienne et ses transformations, Paris, Cerf, 1991 (éd. originale italienne, 1987).
FiedrowiczM., Principes de l'interprétation de l'Écriture dans l'Église ancienne (Traditio christiana, 10), Berne, 1999.
Pelletier A.-M., D'âge en âge, les Ecritures : la Bible et l'herméneutique contemporaine (Le livre et le rouleau, 18), Bruxelles, 2004.
Écriture et Tradition chez les Pères de l'Église, sous la direction de M. Stavrou et J. van Rossum (Cahiers de Biblia Patristica, 17), Turnhout, 2017.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme

Master [120] in History

Master [120] in Theology

Master [60] in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Oriental Studies

Master [60] in Theology

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Classics

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies