Just the word environmentalism tends to put people in a fighting mood. Fr. Andrew helps us sort through the issues of ecology from an Orthodox perspective. This is part 1 of a 2 part talk.
Don't miss this very informative talk about the events of the 9th century in Church history. You will get the backstory on the matters that separated east from west and what it means for today. This is part one of a two part reflection from Fr. Tom Hopko's series on Bishops and Church Administration.
On this encore presentation of "Singing the Triumphal Hymn," Fr. John Finley shares portions of St. Nicholai’s sermon on Great Friday. The complete homily can be found in Homilies, Nicholai Velemirovic, Bishop of Ochrid, translated by Mother Maria and published by Lazarica Press.
Special for Holy Week, Dr. Jeannie Constantinou presents two new episodes of "Search the Scriptures," both of which examine the prophecies of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection found in Isaiah 53. Listen to part one here and then click on the image to the left to be taken to part two.
Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. Vladimir Morosan, the founder and president of Musica Russica, about an unprecedented Master Class and Choral Workshop that will be led by Vladimir Gorbik at St. Vladimir's Seminary from June 25th through the 29th, 2012.
The week before Pascha begins with the Bridegroom Matins. Christ is the Bridegroom and we are the Bride, joined in perfect unity through His crucifixion. Fr. Tom Hopko explores the significance of this important service.
As Lent winds down and we approach Holy Week and Pascha, Fr. Lawrence Farley has some helpful thoughts on the pitfalls of judging one another.
Bobby Maddex interviews Alexei Krindatch, the Research Coordinator for the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in North and Central America, about new survey data he just published under the title "Five Interesting Facts About Orthodox Church Geography and Demography in the United States."
On a new "Postcards from Greece," Fr. Peter Alban Heers reminds us of the essentials and the criterion of salvation; neither a moral life, nor a "religious life," nor love of "man" will save us. Rather, salvation comes to those who love the Truth and give their life for Him.
John Maddex interviews Kevin Allen about the new live call-in program coming to Ancient Faith Radio on April 22. Learn about the topics and plans for this show, as well as how you can be involved!
In this episode of "Close to Home," Molly Sabourin talks about her spring break family trip to the Smokey Mountains, which provided a reminder that we are desperately dependent on the mercy and faithfulness of God, especially as we approach the finish line of Great Lent.
The ideas about God and human persons that Plato writes down in his dialogue, Timaeus, express a unique account of divine and human personhood. Dr. Patricia Slatin, currently a postdoctoral fellow in classics at Stanford University, explains the central points of Plato's account, showing the many ways they coincide with Eastern Orthodox theology.