On this encore presentation of "Orthodixie," Fr. Joseph Huneycutt takes a serious look at a familiar prayer written by St Ephraim the Syrian in the 4th century. St Ephraim’s prayer is a regular part of the Orthodox Christian's prayer "diet" during the Great Fast of Lent. It may also be said throughout the year as part of one’s prayer rule.
Ancient Faith Radio, together with the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, located in the university city of Cambridge, England, is pleased to present this selection of lectures delivered by distinguished scholars for the Institute’s degree course. Listen here to Dr. Christine Mangala Frost on "Theodicy and the Book of Job."
In this brand new 3 part talk, Fr. Thomas Hopko gives a verse by verse commentary on the most mis-interpreted book of the Bible - The Book of Revelation.Listen to part 1 below and all of the talks are available by clicking on the image to the left. Our thanks to Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in Clinton, MS for providing the recordings to AFR.
Metropolitan Jonah presided over the 2012 Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers held at Holy Cross Antiochian Orthodox Church in Linthicum, MD and spoke on Orthodox Unity in America.
On a new "Hearts and Minds," Fr. John Oliver continues his series on intercessory prayer. Here he discusses the fifth litany of the Divine Liturgy in which we pray for our bishops, priests, and deacons.
On February 25, 2012, the Orthodox Christian Women of Montreal hosted their twenty-first annual conference. This year the topic was “Why Do We Need the Creed?: The Symbol of Faith in Today’s World,” and the speaker was Archpriest Cyprian Hutcheon.
"American Orthodox History" has returned to Ancient Faith Radio! Join host Matthew Namee as he explores our early American Orthodox past. Here Matthew recounts the story of Fr. Kallinikos Delveis, the first priest of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in New York.
Four-time Emmy award winner Jonathan Jackson, star of 'General Hospital' and 'Tuck Everlasting,' talks with Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick about his journey into Orthodox Christianity, his family, how he lives his faith as a Hollywood actor, music and writing, on this special episode of Roads From Emmaus.
From February 24th through the 25th, St. Michael Orthodox Church in Louisville, Kentucky, hosted the 2012 Climacus Conference of Thoughtful Ascent. This year’s gathering was titled “Byzantium: You Are Not Forgotten” and featured lectures on Byzantine history, culture, theology, and iconography. Listen here to the opening lecture by William Weber.
In the first of his reflections on the Psalms we pray at the Pre-Sancified Liturgy during Great Lent, Fr. Wilbur looks at Psalm 119 (120) and the journey of a sojourner.
Fr. Andrew Damick comments on a recent article in Christianity Today by Mark Galli entitled "Giving Up Self-Discipline For Lent." He contrasts the western view of Lent with an Orthodox perspective. Listen to Fr. Andrew's commentary below or read it by clicking on the image.