Academic details

The six months course will enable the students to earn a Diploma in Syriac Language, Liturgical Theology and Liturgical Music. As per the convenience of every participant, the class meets in the evening time where no particular requirements are stipulated for joining the course. It gives the opportunity to learn from some of the best faculties and malpans of our church who are versatile in Syriac language and liturgical music.

Courses Offered

  • Diploma in Syriac Liturgical Music

  • Diploma in Syriac Language

  • Diploma in Syriac Liturgical Theology

Syllabus:

Diploma in Syriac Liturgical Music

    • Bethgazo (Syriac Melodies)

    • Module I
      • Kuklion
      • Bovooso
      • Kadeesath aloho
    • Module II
      • Kolos
    • Module III
      • Ekbo
    • Module IV
      • Eniyono(Single melodies)
    • Module V
      • Maurbo
    • Module VI
      • Thakseftho
      • Kathisma
      • Gneezo
    • Hymns of Prayers

    • Sheemo
    • Lent
    • Passion week
    • Hymns of Holy Qurbana

    • General Hymns
    • Hymns of Special Occasion
    • Hymns From The Book of Aneeda

    • Baptisms
    • Wedding
    • Funeral
    • Anointing of sick
    • Hymns from the book of Anduthaksa

    • Christmas
    • Denaha
    • Subkono
    • Hosanna
    • Washing of Feet
    • Good Friday
    • Easter
    • Pentacost
    • Hymns from the book of Special services

    • Ordinations
    • Consecration of Church
    • MooronKoodasa
    • General Syriac hymns

Diploma in Syriac Language

  • Introductory Syriac grammar
  • Advanced grammar

Diploma in Syriac Liturgical theology

    • Module 1 (General Introduction to Christian Liturgy)
      • Biblical and theological basis of liturgy.
      • Features of synagogue worship
      • liturgy of the early church
      • Historical development of Christian liturgy
      • Liturgical families
    • Module II (Introduction to Syriac liturgy)
      • Development Syriac liturgy
      • Features of Syriac liturgy
      • liturgy and the Bible
      • liturgical Hermeneutics
      • Liturgy and symbols
      • Theology of Space and time.
    • Module III(liturgical setting.)
      • Brief introduction of various canonical prayers.
      • Liturgical setting of year, weeks, days and hours.
      • Feasts and festivals
      • Introduction liturgical calendar.
      • Introduction to lectionary.
      • Introduction to lent
      • Theoretical analysis of Syriac Liturgical music
      • church architecture.
      • Importance of East , Candle and incense.
    • Module IV (Theological analysis of selected liturgical texts)
      • Book of sheemo
      • Book of baptism
      • Book of wedding
      • Book of funeral
      • Book of church consecration.
      • Trinitarian theology in book of Pentecost.
      • Christological analysis of book of Christmas and Denaha.
    • Module V (Introduction to the sacraments)
      • Biblical and theological basis of sacraments
      • Introducing various sacraments
    • Module VI (Faith of the church)
      • Infant baptism
      • Theotokos
      • Prayer for dead
      • Intercession of saints