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June 2013

Friday, June 28, 2013

Ancient Faith Presents

St. Raphael’s Orthodox Online Homeschool

Attention all Orthodox homeschool families: There's a new resource available that could make your homeschooling curriculum more robust and meaningful! Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. James Taylor, the founder and director of St. Raphael's Orthodox Online Homeschool.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Ancient Faith Presents

Music Station Back Up and Generator Paid For!

Bobby Maddex interviews John Maddex again to get an update on the streaming music station. Special thanks to our anonymous donor who sent us $3,000 to cover the remaining expenses on our new generator and surge protection system. The donation was made on behalf of St. Cyprian of Carthage Orthodox Church in Richmond, Virginia. Thanks be to God!

Ancient Faith Commentaries

Sex and Political Action

Fr. Philip LeMasters, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Religion at McMurry University, tries to account for why homosexuality has become the defining issue of our time, arguing that it was the civil rights movement and the sexual revolution that has turned us all into political hedonists.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Acton University 2013

Acton University 2013

Acton University is a unique, four-day exploration of the intellectual foundations of a free society. Listen here to the lecture by Fr. Michael Butler and then click on the image to the left to listen to the remaining talks.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Ancient Faith Today

“End Times” Prophecy According to Orthodox Holy Tradition

Fr Thomas Hopko helped us understand how Orthodox Holy Tradition interprets and applies the prophetic texts of Scripture in light of the many modern-day "end times" interpretations, including the rapture (pre-Tribulation), the antichrist (the beast), millennialism, and much, much more.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Arena

An Impossible Right: Why “Same-Sex Marriage” Is Wrongheaded

On this special edition of "Arena," Fr. Josiah Trenham interviews Roman Catholic Archbishop Cordileone of San Fransisco about the wrongheadedness of "same-sex marriage." Here is a video of the same interview. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

Paradise and Utopia

Paradise and Utopia

Ever wonder what it would be like to live in an Orthodox nation? What would be the benefits and the pitfalls? One need look no further than the Byzantine Empire for the answers to these questions, and one need look no further than "Paradise and Utopia" with Fr. John Strickland for an exhaustive look at the culture and politics of Byzantium.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Musings from the High Desert

Boris Pasternak and Dr. Zhivago

Fr. Gabriel Rochelle looks at the work of Boris Pasternak, the great Russian poet whose one novel, Doctor Zhivago, was made into a movie in the mid-Sixties, and both book and movie remain enduring classics. Fr. Gabriel spoke about the novel at the Branigan Library in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on the occasion of the publication of a new translation.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

In the Valley of the Shadow of Death

Mariu, Skoog, Brother Priests, and the Mother of God

In this final episode of "In the Valley of the Shadow of Death" (for now), Fr. David Alexander, an Antiochian priest and chaplain with the United States Marine Corps, reports from Bagram Air Base, explaining the simultaneous sense of community and lack of community that marked his time in Afghanistan.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Ancient Faith Today

“End Times” Prophecy According to Orthodox Holy Tradition

On the next "Ancient Faith Today" (6/23), Fr. Thomas Hopko will help us understand how Orthodox Holy Tradition interprets and applies the prophetic texts of Scripture in light of the many modern-day "end times" interpretations, including the rapture, the antichrist, and the thousand-year reign of Christ.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Orthodoxy Live

Orthodoxy Live - June 16, 2013

On the latest edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan Armatas tackles a variety of questions including one about re-baptism as the point of entry into the Orthodox Church. There are a number of other questions both from pre-recorded calls and emails. You are guaranteed to learn a lot!

Friday, June 14, 2013

Speaking the Truth In Love

The Sunday of the Holy Fathers

On this encore presentation of "Speaking the Truth in Love," Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir's Seminary, takes a closer look at the seventh Sunday of Pascha—the Sunday between Ascension and Pentecost.

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