Sometimes we can get stuck in talking about the Orthodox Faith as though it were a set of beliefs and ideas that are right, rather than looking at it as a Tradition that points us toward and leads us into an encounter with Christ. Join Christian Gonzalez on this week's "The Trench" as he explores Orthodoxy as the Faith that rests in the Person of Jesus Christ.
Molly Sabourin, the host of "Grace Here and Now" and the author of Close to Home: One Orthodox Mother's Quest for Patience, Peace, and Perseverance, says that living, praying, and eating together are elements of family life that can too often be ignored.
Dr. Nicole Roccas asks," What is time?" and looks at Augustine's Confessions, which features one of the most famous reflections on the philosophy of time. Augustine is trying to solve the "problem of time": why is creation temporal if it comes from an eternal God? Tune in to see if he resolves his dilemma!
Bobby Maddex interviews writer and humanitarian Dr. Maria Khoury about her home in Taybeh, Palestine. Please consider visiting her and bringing attention to the last remaining Christian village in this region. Dr. Khoury is the author of the recent children's book Christina Goes to the Holy Land.
Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon, priest at All Saints Antiochian Orthodox Church in Chicago, Illinois, and the author of Reclaiming the Atonement: An Orthodox Theology of Redemption - Volume One: The Incarnation.
Join Steven Christoforou and Christian Gonzalez as they discuss the eternal implications of zombie stories and how Guy Fieri plays into the culinary tastes of zombies. The guys also discuss why zombies are haunting, basing their conversation in reflection on the death and resurrection of Christ, the coming of God’s Kingdom, and how culture bids us to be concerned with the horizon of this life alone.
To fully appreciate St. John the Forerunner, says Fr. Lawrence Farley, we need to place him in his historical context and to realize that he came to Israel as a thunderstorm at the end of a long drought.