Frederica Mathewes-Green argues that the idea of "theology always in flux" is a dubious one. Given this, she wonders whether the academic practice of theology is even necessary, especially since it's the laity that is supposed to preserve and defend the faith of the Church.
Dr. Frank Papatheofanis talks with John Maddex about the newly announced endowed chair established at St. Katherine College in honor of Fr. Peter Gillquist who fell asleep in the Lord on July 1, 2012.
On a new "Raising Saints," Elissa Bjeletich, the Sunday School Director at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, Texas, explains how to use images from existing pre-communion prayers to help children prepare themselves for the Holy Mysteries.
Fr. Richard Rene, the host of the AFR podcast "Mysterion" and a priest in the Orthodox Church in America, contends that when life becomes a struggle we too easily look to other places, people, and circumstances for relief.
On a new "Lord, Send Me," Fr. John Parker, the Chair of the OCA Department of Evangelization, interviews Fr. John Strickland, the newly appointed Professor of History at the newly founded St. Katherine Orthodox Christian College. Listen and learn about this vital Orthodox institute of higher learning.
Kevin's guest is Rita Madden, host of the AFR podcast "Food, Faith, and Fasting." Rita is a Registered Dietitian who finds inspiration in the great role that the Orthodox Christian faith can play in her modern-day healthcare profession. Here she discusses caring for your health in a spiritually minded manner.
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The 2012 Clergy Symposium for the Antiochian Archdiocese is being held this week at Antiochian Village in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. The theme is “Ministry to the Youth.” Listen here to Bishop Anthony address sexuality among teens in the broader context of secularism.
Ancient Faith Radio is pleased to present one-off commentaries on pressing issues and current events by Orthodox clergy and laymen. Here Fr. Philip LeMasters argues that today’s reproductive technologies raise serious concerns about the relationship between conceiving children and actually parenting them.
On "Worship in Spirit and Truth," Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary, reflects on the Divine Liturgy of the Orthodox Church. Here he examines what it means to say, "In peace let us pray to the Lord." What is the significance of this "peace"?
Elissa Bjeletich, host of the new podcast "Raising Saints," explains how to use the baking of prosphora to talk with children about theosis, which she calls "the meaning of life." Elissa is the Sunday School Director at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, Texas.