During this week as we venerate the cross of Christ, Fr. Tom Hopko shares a sermon by Met. Anthony Bloom on the cross and our sin.
On this month's "On Social Justice," host Mariam Youssef interviews Eric Shanburn of FOCUS St. Louis about his involvement in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests.
On a new "Musings from the High Desert," Fr. Gabriel Rochelle commends Fr. Eugen Pentiuc's new book from Oxford University Press, The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition. According to Fr. Gabriel, this is an important and unique new resource; nothing exists like it in the world of biblical interpretation.
The accusation is sometimes leveled against Orthodox Christians that they are "concerned with symbols over substance." Fr. Tom Soroka reminds us that both symbols and the meaning behind them are important for deep faith in God.
We talk with the Very Rev. Archimandrite Fr. Nathanael Symeonides about the upcoming meeting Sep 15-18 of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States. Learn about the agenda as well as the open forum planned on Sep 15. Learn more at the web site of the Assembly of Bishops.
On September 5, the Orthodox Clergy Association of Greater Houston sponsored a rally on behalf of persecuted Christians in the Middle East. Various speakers addressed a full audience at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church. Click on the image to access the recording and listen below for a pre-rally interview heard on a local Houston radio station.
A full program today including Fr. Evan's thoughts on the beginning of the Church year, special guest Fr. Pat Reardon talking about evolution and creation, and John Maddex joining Fr. Evan to address listener questions.
- Speaking the TruthMet. Anthony Bloom’s Homily on the Cross
- Orthodoxy Behind BarsDr. Carla Thomas
- Raising SaintsDoes God Have a Plan for You?
- Under the GrapevineThe Parable of the Wheat and the Tares
- Under the GrapevineThe Edge of Mysterion: Chapter Fourteen
- The Arena9/11: A Remembrance
- On Social JusticeAn Orthodox Response to Ferguson