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Introduction to the Syriac Orthodox Tradition

The course will not be given during the 2020/2021 academic year.

In this course students are introduced to Syriac Christianity and to the different sources associated with the tradition of the Syriac Orthodox Church, with a focus on developments during the 4th – 14th centuries. The course introduces the Syriac Bible, the monastic movement and its writers, patristic authors, historiographers, liturgical commentaries and canon law.

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Quick Facts

Length: 1 year

Study Pace: Part-time (50%)

Type of Instruction: Distance Learning with on-campus meetings on 2 weekends per semester
Language of Instruction: Swedish and English
Location: Campus Södertälje

Level: Seminary

Organizer: Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola

In addition to the requirements stated in the course description, all students need to be at least 18 year old, be officially registered in Sweden and have a sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction.