May 2012

Friday, May 11, 2012

Approaching the Wardrobe

The Magic and the Mystery

C. S. Lewis’s popularity is a testimony to how people are longing for magic and mystery within the material world. Jeff Wisniewski explores how the Orthodox faith integrates the spiritual and physical realms into one cohesive experience and is thus the gateway to fulfilling those desires.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

North Carolina Vote

Aren’t You Supposed To Hate Me?

The recent vote in North Carolina outlawing same-sex marriage prompted this commentary from Fr. Andrew Damick about Calvinism and the politics of the damned. You can also read his comments here.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Food, Faith, and Fasting

Ditch Dieting

How are we supposed to enjoy our bodies when advertising markets unrealistic ways of looking, living, and eating? On a new "Food, Faith, and Fasting," Rita Madden discusses ways to celebrate the Paschal season, and life in general, without succumbing to media-imposed standards of beauty.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Let My Prayer Arise

Psalms of Ascent: Psalm 127

On a new "Let My Prayer Arise," Fr. Wilbur Ellsworth tackles yet another of the fifteen Psalms of Ascent. Here he examines Psalm 127 (128 in the Hebrew), which describes the "fear of the Lord" as pure and enduring forever.

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Ancient Faith Today

Demons, Exorcism, and the Paranormal

On the May 6, 2012 program, Kevin's guest was Father George Aquaro (Antiochian Orthodox priest), who has done advanced training as an exorcist.Continue the conversation on the Ancient Faith Today Forum found HERE.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Ancient Faith Presents

Orient: Sacred Song and Image

"Ancient Faith Presents" an interview with Mat. Robin Freeman, one of the conductors of an upcoming concert by the St. Vladimir's Seminary Chorale. This audiovisual presentation is titled Orient: Sacred Song and Images, and it will take place in New York City on May 7th at 7:30 PM.

Speaking the Truth in Love

Radical Monogamy

What do the Scriptures and the Fathers say about fidelity in marriage, sex outside of marriage, and same-sex marriage? On a new "Speaking the Truth in Love," Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, gives extensive teaching on these subjects and more.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Close to Home

She Is Content

On a new "Close to Home," Molly Sabourin learns an unexpected lesson from St. Euphrosynos while reading a children's book to her daughter at bedtime.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Ancient Faith Presents

Meet Nicholas Chakos—the new Executive Director of FOCUS North America

Bobby Maddex interviews Nicholas Chakos, the new Executive Director of FOCUS North America, the Orthodox service organization devoted to serving "the hungry, thirsty, stranger, naked, sick and imprisoned by providing Food, Occupation, Clothing, Understanding, and Shelter."

April 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Food, Faith, and Fasting

Healthy Body Image Versus Vainglory

Eating disorders are on the rise, and we see them in both men and women. Negative thinking and depression due to an unhealthy body image are also very common. On a new "Food, Faith, and Fasting," Rita Madden discusses ways to develop a healthy relationship with our bodies in keeping with the Holy Orthodox Faith.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Saint Katherine College Forum

The Musical Sources of Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil

On a new episode of "The St. Katherine College Forum," Dr. Vladimir Morosan, an expert on the history of Russian sacred music, reveals some of the musical sources of Sergei Rachmaninoff's All-Night Vigil and explains how Rachmaninoff wove them together to create a composition that was uniquely his own.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Ancient Faith Today

The New Atheists and Their Claims

Kevin Allen's debut guests on "Ancient Faith Today," our first ever live call-in program, were Fr. Hans Jacobse, President of the American Orthodox Institute, and Dr. John Mark Reynolds, the newly appointed Provost of Houston Baptist University. The subject was the New Atheists and their claims against Christianity. Listen here to a recording of the show.

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