On a new "Ancient Faith Presents," Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Laurent Cleenewerck, a professor of theology and international administration at EUCLID University and the author of His Broken Body: Understanding and Healing the Schism Between the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches, published by EUCLID University Press.
Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year. Listen here to his interview with Bishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese.
In this two-part series, Dr. Albert Rossi, a professor of pastoral theology at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary, explains how to be a healing presence for those who are tempted by suicide. Listen to part one here, and then click on the image to the left to hear part two, which deals with the Pastoral Paper on Suicide that was adopted by SCOBA in 2001.
On the next "Ancient Faith Today," Kevin Allen talks with Kyriacos Markides, best-selling author of The Mountain of Silence, about his journey from materialism to the world of shamans and back to the "mystical" Orthodox Christian faith of his youth. Listen to a brief preview below and then be sure to tune in on Sunday night, Sep. 16th, at 8/7c.
Fr. Philip LeMasters, the Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Religion at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, maintains that it is no insult to successful single parents to point out the misguided nature of arguments that praise single motherhood as the new norm.
Guest: The V. Rev. Jon Braun, ex-Campus Crusade for Christ Regional Director and former leader of the Evangelical Orthodox Church.
On a new "Musings from the High Desert," Fr. Gabriel Rochelle, priest at St. Anthony of the Desert Orthodox Mission in Las Cruces, New Mexico, examines the theology and texts that came before St. Paul in order to prove that he was an inheritor and not an inventor of the Christian faith.
The Feast Day of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist is on August 29. Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, examines the Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptizer John. This is part one. Part two can be found HERE.
On last night's episode of "Ancient Faith Today," host Kevin Allen interviewed Veronica Hughes, author of The Pearl of Great Price: The Spiritual Journey of a New Age Seeker to the Light of Christ and the Eastern Orthodox Church, about the very serious problems with New Age beliefs.
On a new "Frederica Here and Now," Frederica Mathewes-Green explains to non-liturgical Christians why the actions of the recently convicted Russian protest group were sacrilege and especially insensitive to the Orthodox individuals who remained faithful throughout the Soviet era.