On a new "Ancient Faith Presents," Bobby Maddex interviews Angela Hays, one of the individuals behind the sequel to the classic Orthodox cookbook Taste and See. Titled Taste and See II: More American Orthodox Cooking, the new book features over 500 recipes for feasts and fasts alike.
"Seeking Peace" is back! Host Eric Simpson reminds us that being born again is not merely a onetime event that is evidenced by the absence of bad behaviors; rather, it's a mystery that begins in baptism and is renewed in the mystery of the Eucharist. It's the difference between revival and resurrection.
On June 30, 2012, with the blessing of Archbishop Joseph of the Antiochian Diocese of Los Angeles and the West, St. Luke Orthodox Church in Garden Grove, California, hosted a seminar titled “The World Below: Engaging the Hearts and Minds of Today’s Teens.” Listen here to the first address.
Kevin's guest is Fr John Breck, theologian of the OCA specializing in Scripture and ethics, and the topic is "Orthodox Bioethics: Contraception, Stem Cells, and Reproductive Technologies."
The funeral for Fr. Peter Gillquist was conducted on Friday, July 6, 2012 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Indianapolis, IN. We have recorded some special memorial material in Fr. Peter's honor including the eulogy by His Grace Bishop Anthony which you can hear below.
On a new "Ex Libris," Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Lawrence Farley, priest at Saint Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia, the host of the AFR podcast "Coffee Cup Commentaries," and the author of the new Conciliar Press book The Christian Old Testament: Looking at the Hebrew Scriptures Through Christian Eyes.
In this first of four lectures at the summer CrossRoad program at Hellenic College, Dr. Demetrios Katos, Dean of Hellenic College, addresses such questions as: Why should we develop language like body, soul, spirit, and heart? How are they useful? How might they be dangerous?
On a new "Worship in Spirit and Truth," Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, talks about the Liturgy of the Word and the Liturgy of the Faithful, both of which comprised the worship of the Church from the very beginning.
On a new "The Cambridge Orthodox Forum," Metropolitan Kallistos Ware addresses the theme of Passion at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies Summer School. Here he explores the question, "Does God suffer?"
Fr. James Ellison was with Fr. Peter Gillquist and the family when he breathed his last and participated in the prayers that followed his repose. Fr. James is priest at St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church in Urbana, IL.
We have learned that our beloved Fr. Peter has departed this life surrounded by family and loved ones in a hospice facility near his Bloomington, IN home. He has meant so much to so many. Just 7 months ago, we interviewed him about his retirement. May his memory be eternal.