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Introduction to the Orthodox Old Testament

SIHOS 102: Introduction to the Orthodox Old Testament

Orthodox Intro to Old Testament : A comprehensive Old Testament study of Scripture, Tradition and hermeneutics from the Orthodox perspective.

Introduction to Orthodox Dogmatic Theology

SIHOS 104 - Introduction to Orthodox Dogmatic Theology

An introduction to Orthodox Dogmatic Theology as a reflection of Christology, ecclesiology, soteriology and eschatology

Classes starting April 11th, 2022
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A Patristic Survey on the Holy Mysteries

SIHOS 202 - A Seminar in Church History- A Patristic Survey on the Holy Mysteries

A look into the history of the Church through the view of the Holy Mysteries (Sacraments) of the Church Fathers throughout the centuries

An Introduction to Orthodox Christian Apologetics

SIHOS 203: An Introduction to Orthodox Christian Apologetics

A comprehensive treatment of Orthodox Christian Apologetics covering such essential topics as Developing the Orthodox Phronema; Arguments for the Existence of God; Arguments for the Deity of Christ; Arguments that Christ formed the New Testament Church; Arguments that the Orthodox Church is the Church that Christ founded.

Schedule of Course Modules and Fees

The St Irenaeus Program has currently two (3) Courses of Study

 

CERTIFICATE IN ORTHODOX THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

SIHOS 101 - AN ORTHODOX INTRO TO THE OLD TESTAMENT

SIHOS 102 - AN ORTHODOX INTRO TO THE NEW TESTAMENT

SIHOS 103 - A SURVEY IN CHURCH HISTORY- THE 7 ECUMENICAL COUNCILS

SIHOS 104 - AN INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODOX DOGMATIC THEOLOGY  

 

Successful students, upon completion of the four module program will receive a Certificate in Orthodox Theological Studies

DIPLOMA IN ORTHODOX THEOLOGY

SIHOS 201 - AN INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODOX CANON LAW

SIHOS 202 - A SURVEY IN CHURCH HISTORY / PATRISTICS SURVEY  

SIHOS 203 - AN INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS  

SIHOS 204 - AN INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODOX SACRAMENTAL THEOLOGY  

 

 

Successful students, upon completion of the four module program will receive a Diploma in Orthodox Theology 

 

MASTER OF ARTS- ORTHODOX THEOLOGY

SIHOS 301 - THE THEOLOGY OF THE ICON

SIHOS 302 - INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODOX LITURGICAL THEOLOGY

SIHOS 303 - A SEMINAR IN CHURCH MUSIC: ORTHODOX HYMNODY AS THEOLOGY : Spotlight: The Holy Theotokos

SIHOS 304 - CAPSTONE RESEARCH PROJECT

 *SIHOS is registered with the Florida Department of Education, Dept of Independent Bible Colleges and Universities and authorized to confer the religious degree program Master of Arts in Orthodox Theology

 

Degree Requirements

The M.A. (Orthodox Theology) degree requires completion of 36 credit hours at a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Admission Requirements

  • B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited college or university

  • 3.0 minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA

  • Completion of the SIHOS Diploma in Orthodox Theology program

  • Completion of the SIHOS Certificate in Orthodox Theological Studies

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

  • Personal Statement

Introduction to Orthodox Liturgical Theology

SIHOS 302 - Introduction to Orthodox Liturgical Theology

This course includes instruction on the basic knowledge and pastoral practice of the core liturgical rites for the Divine Services of the Orthodox Church according to both Eastern and Western Rite and includes an overview of the liturgical history of the evolution of those rites. 

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St Irenaeus House of Orthodox Studies is authorized to grant religious degrees and continues as a registered degree-granting institution with the Florida Department of Education Commission for Independent Education (CIE). Our Master of Arts in Orthodox Theology curriculum was created to fulfill the educational standards which are required of the academic institutions by the Florida Department of Education relative to theological degrees under section 1005.06 (1)(f), Florida Statutes.

 

Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at: 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400     

 

ST IRENAEUS HOUSE OF ORTHODOX STUDIES IS REGISTERED WITH THE COMMISSION FOR INDEPENDENT EDUCATION OF THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AS A RELIGIOUS INSTITUTION, AND THEREFORE IS EXEMPT FROM LICENSURE BY STATE STATUTE 246.085.