Fr. Lawrence Farley argues that any sensible discussion of the moral legitimacy of capital punishment must center on the Scriptures and the Tradition of the Church, not on one’s subjective feelings.
On "The OCF Podcast," current host Dan Bein and Fr. Brendan Pelphrey discuss exactly what people mean when they say they're "Spiritual but Not Religious," and how to address that without turning into a patronizing nuisance.
Dr. Rossi shares a brief summary of his presentation titled "On Pain and Suffering" at the Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion (OCAMPR) conference, held at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA.
On a new "Ex Libris," the podcast of Ancient Faith Publishing, host Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. Philip Mamalakis, the author of the AFP book Parenting Toward the Kingdom: Orthodox Christian Principles of Child-Rearing.
Have you ever struggled with being content with your own life? Accepting your own strengths? This week on "The Trench," Christian Gonzalez (with a little help from Kylo Ren) explores how we must live into our own lives if we have any hope of serving the Lord.
Bobby Maddex interviews Dn. Gregory Ealy, the music director at St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral in Minneapolis, Minnesota, about a new CD by the cathedral choir titled Make Ready, O Bethlehem: Orthodox Hymns for Christmas. Dn. Gregory also talks about an upcoming benefit concert for St. Vladimir's Seminary.
St. Paul says, "It is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ" (2 Corinthians 1:21). In a certain sense, every verse in the Bible is telling us to stand firm. In this homily, Fr. Patrick Reardon encourages us to do just that.