Orthodox Feminist Hermeneutics

On completing the course the students will be able to:

· understand main level theological notions of Feminist Hermeneutics

· analyze and distinguish between traditional hermeneutics and new hermeneutical approaches and trends

· understand the meaning of modern hermeneutics and their importance for Biblical Studies

· be aware of traditional issues regarding hermeneutics as well as contemporary issues connected with the important role women played in first Christian communities

· enter in a creative dialogue regarding the relation between orthodox theology and feminist Hermeneutics.