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.
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On a new "Musings from the High Desert," Fr. Gabriel Rochelle explores a number of different facets of the thought and writings of St. Maximus the Confessor, which he compares to the facets on a diamond that shine as you turn the stone.
Programs Director Mark Ohanian gives us an update on war-torn Syria and the humanitarian aid being given by IOCC (International Orthodox Christian Charities) in cooperation with the Department of Ecumenical Relations and Development (DERD) at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East (GOPA).