Questions of Patristics I

ltheo2321  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Questions of Patristics I
4 credits
30.0 h
Q1

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2021-2022
Teacher(s)
Language
French
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.
Aims

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

1 tackle a theological or literary question pertaining to the ancient Christian literature, mainly Greek and/or Latin ;
 
2 read critically the ancient theological sources ;
 
3 make use of the patrologist's main working tools.
 
Content
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.
Bibliography
Quelques ouvrages de référence sur l'exégèse patristique:
  • Bochet I., «Le firmament de l'Écriture». L'herméneutique augustinienne (Collection des Études Augustiniennes. Série Antiquité, 172), Paris, 2004.
  • Bori P. C., L'interprétation infinie. L'herméneutique chrétienne et ses transformations, Paris, Cerf, 1991 (éd. originale italienne, 1987).
  • Fiedrowicz M., 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.
  • Handbook of Patristic Exegesis. The Bible in Ancient Christianity, ed. by Ch. Kannengiesser, 2 vol., Leiden, 2004.
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines

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

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

Master [120] in History

Master [60] in Theology

Master [120] in Theology

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Classics

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures