Recently Transcribed Episodes
The Illumined Heart
138: Church Scandals And The Canons
Episode date: October 16, 2009
Kevin: Welcome, to The Illumined Heart on Ancient Faith Radio. The topic on our program today is titled Scandals in the Church and the Canons. And in this program I hope to discuss with my guest how the Orthodox Church has addressed various scandals in her history and the role the canons of the Orthodox Church play in Church governance. And my guest on the program is Father Alexander Rentel. Father Alexander is an Orthodox Church canonist and Assistant Professor of Canon Law and Byzantine Studies at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Crestwood, NY. Our discussion today is not about any specific…
Ancient Faith Presents
Iconography, Iconoclasm, and the Theology of Personhood
Episode date: October 27, 2009
Today on Ancient Faith Presents, we have a lecture given by Father Anthony Michaels, priest at St. John Chrysostom Antiochian Orthodox Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The lecture is titled “Iconography, Iconoclasm, and the Theology of Personhood,” and was delivered at the Fall Diocesan Meeting of the Antiochian Dioceses of Toledo, under the pastoral care of Bishop Mark. Our thanks to Father Patrick Kinder for providing the recording. Here is Father Anthony.
Father Anthony: Now my topic is “Iconography and the effect of Iconoclasm in the Modern World.” So I’m going to talk more on…
The Opinionated Tailor
Discipline - Part 6
Episode date: November 07, 2009
Hello and welcome to “The Opinionated Tailor”. Today’s podcast wraps up my series on living a more disciplined life. Now that I’ve at least scratched the surface on bringing more discipline to our lives through the traditional ascesis’ of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, I thought it would be good to cover some of the challenges we face in using these skills in our day-to-day lives.
One of the biggest challenges I have faced in the last twelve years as I have juggled being a wife, mother, khouria, and tailor has been coping with the sheer amount of work in my life. When I decided to homeschool my children…
Steve the Builder
A Life Well Lived
Episode date: November 25, 2009
Welcome to this edition of Steve the Builder. It’s been a while since I’ve done a podcast so I thought I’d post up a short one to let everyone know what has been happening. I also didn’t want to have my last podcast series be the one on capital punishment. What began as a single podcast grew into eight. It was a difficult series that consumed a lot of time during those weeks because I thought it was too important to gloss over the issues. And it has elicited a lot of responses from both sides.
So, a few weeks ago I drove to northern Arizona and picked up my parents to bring them down to…
Let Us Attend
January 3, 2010: Mark 1:1-8, Read for Older Children
Episode date: December 28, 2009
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
As it is written in the prophets, “Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way; the voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.”
John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And there went out to him all the country of Judea, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. Now John was clothed with camel’s hair, and had a leather girdle around his waist, and ate locusts…