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February 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014

Speaking the Truth in Love

Forgiveness Sunday - The Expulsion of Adam from Paradise

On this encore presentation of "Speaking the Truth in Love," Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir's Seminary, reflects upon the expulsion of Adam from Paradise, one of the two themes of Forgiveness Sunday.

Voices from St. Vladimir's Seminary

Preaching the Word of the Lord

Professor Herman Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., a professor of ethics at Rice and emeritus professor of medicine at Baylor University, delivers the St. Ambrose Society lecture at St. Vladimir's Seminary on "Preaching the Word of the Lord: Being an Orthodox Christian in a Post-Christian Public Square.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Coffee with Sister Vassa

Sister Vassa - Cheesefare and the Last Judgment

In this current video episode of Coffee with Sister Vassa, we learn about the Last Judgement and preparation for Great Lent. Theology with a bit of humor!

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Lenten Spring

Recommended Reading for Lent

In preparation for Great Lent, Fr. Thomas Hopko provides helpful reading recommendations from the scriptures and other sources. A very helpful book to read during this season is Fr. Tom's own The Lenten Spring.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Ancient Faith Commentaries

The Church in Bethlehem

On a new episode of "Ancient Faith Commentaries," Fr. Lawrence Farley, priest at Saint Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Langley, B.C., describes and recounts the history of the Church of the Nativity in the now embattled and besieged town of Bethlehem.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Ancient Faith Today

Orthodox Unity - Bump in the Road or End of the Road?

Kevin's guest is Protodeacon Peter Danilchick, liaison for the Canonical Regional Planning Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Ancient Faith Commentaries

The Repentance of the Prodigal Son

Fr. Lawrence Farley, priest at Saint Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Langley, B.C., reminds us that repentance is not simply feeling bad for having broken God's rules; rather, it is a return to yourself and a return to your home.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Rublev

The Necessity of the Trinity

In this very helpful theological discourse, Fr. Thomas Hopko states that the trinitarian understanding of God is absolutely essential to the Christian faith. Don't miss this brand new episode of Speaking the Truth in Love.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Musings from the High Desert

Pensees on Pride

Fr. Gabriel Rochelle deals with a heartfelt matter—how pride works to break up community and harm people, especially within the church. At the heart of what the monastic founder John Cassian called the "deadly sins"—following Evagrius Ponticus—pride is the worst of the lot and the inspiring agent for all the others.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Ancient Faith Today

The Road to Orthodox Unity: Bumps in the Road or End of the Road

On the next "Ancient Faith Today" (2/23), Protodeacon Peter Danilchick will discuss the status of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North America. Listen to a brief preview here and then "tune in" this Sunday to Ancient Faith Talk at 8/7c.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Sowing Seeds

OCF Introduces You to Bishop Gregory

Sowing Seeds, the podcast of the leadership team of OCF, welcomes His Grace Bishop Gregory of Nyssa who provides Episcopal oversight for OCF. Bishop Gregory is Primate of the American Carpatho-Russian Diocese of the USA.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Orthodoxy Live

Orthodoxy Live!

In this episode of Orthodoxy Live which aired live on Feb. 16, Fr. Evan Armatas takes calls from listeners dealing with the real presence of Christ in the eucharist, the humanity of Christ, and more. You can hear Orthodoxy Live and participate with your calls on the first and third Sunday of each month at 7:00 Central/8:00 Eastern on the Talk station of AFR.

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