The ideas about God and human persons that Plato writes down in his dialogue, Timaeus, express a unique account of divine and human personhood. Dr. Patricia Slatin, currently a postdoctoral fellow in classics at Stanford University, explains the central points of Plato's account, showing the many ways they coincide with Eastern Orthodox theology.
What is The Creed? What do we mean when we say that The Creed is the standard of faith? In what way is The Creed relevant to us today? Dr. Philip Kariatlis answers these questions and more on a brand new episode of "Theology."
Fr. Tom Hopko was the guest lecturer at Wheaton College's Center for Early Christian Studies on March 22, 2012. He spoke on the roots of Christian worship from an Orthodox perspective.
Renowned poet Scott Cairns assays the meaning of suffering, beginning from the ubiquity of grief and the shallow nature of many explanations. Drawing from the insight of St. Isaac of Syria that love of God proceeds from our conversing with him, Cairns explains that the conditions for such a conversation point to a way of coming to grips with suffering.
Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. Eve Tibbs, the Dean of St. Katherine Orthodox College, about how this fledgling institution is faring as it approaches the end of its first academic year. Dr. Tibbs is also a theology professor, so she and Bobby likewise discuss the integration of faith with learning that characterizes a St. Katherine's education.
On a new "Cambridge Orthodox Forum," Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, renowned Orthodox author, former Spalding Lecturer in Eastern Orthodox Studies at the University of Oxford, and one of the Directors of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, explores the Orthodox vision of theology.
In an effort to better serve you in the most cost effective manner, Ancient Faith Radio will move all of its streams to a new server that will allow us to broadcast in the AAC format. AAC stands for Advanced Audio Coding and surpasses MP3 in quality and efficiency. The old streams expire tomorrow (3/20). Learn more by listening below.
Join Fr. Lawrence Farley as he begins his verse by verse study of The Gospel of Mark on the Monday through Friday radio series called the Coffee Cup Commentaries. Here is the first episode giving us an introduction to the book. It would be a great time to start listening!
The Coptic Church bids farewell to their beloved father His Holiness Pope Shenouda III who shepherded his church for 41 years, through which the Coptic Church has flourished under his guidance and teaching. He sought to protect his Christian community's position within the Muslim majority. Fr. Lawrence Farley reflects on how we are to treat our Muslim neighbors.