March 2011

Sunday, March 20, 2011

St. Gregory Palamas

2nd Sunday of Great Lent - St. Gregory Palamas

On the 2nd Sunday of Great Lent we remember St. Gregory Palamas and Fr. Tom Hopko instructs us on why he is so important in our theology about knowing the unknowable God.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Fr. Peter Michael Preble

Orthodoxy and the Death Penalty

In the current episode of The Illumined Heart, Fr Peter-Michael Preble, a staunch anti-death penalty advocate, and host Kevin Allen discuss the pros and cons of capital punishment from an Orthodox perspective.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Ancient Faith Presents

Taste and See Cookbook: The Sequel

Angela Hays, the woman behind the new second edition of Taste and See: An American Orthodox Cookbook, needs your recipes. Bobby Maddex talks to her about this and more on a new Ancient Faith Presents.

At the Intersection of East and West

Great Lent: Part One

In this encore presentation of At the Intersection of East and West, Dn. Michael Hyatt begins a series based on Fr. Alexander Schmemann's book Great Lent: Journey to Pascha.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

In the World

Faith and Science

On a new In the World, host Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. Thomas Buchanan of the University of Delaware about his appointment as a visiting professor of biotechnology at St. Katherine Orthodox College.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

International Orthodox Christian Charities

Relief for the People of Japan

Bobby Maddex interviews Jamie Helfer, the Emergency Response Coordinator of IOCC, about the situation in Japan. To find out how you can participate in the relief effort, please visit the website of International Orthodox Christian Charities by clicking on the image to the left.

Pre-Sanctified Liturgy

The Presanctified Liturgy

What is the meaning of this much loved service in the Orthodox Church during the Lenten season? Fr.Tom Hopko explains in this edition of Speaking the Truth in Love.

Let the Children Come Unto Me

New Podcast - Let the Children Come Unto Me!

AFR is pleased to present Let the Children Come Unto Me: Homilies for Children on the Icons of St. Philip's. Fr. Noah Bushelli of St. Philip Antiochian Orthodox Church in Souderton, Pennsylvania, presents homilies to the children of his parish about cooperating with God’s love in the company of His saints.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Frederica Here and Now

Orthodoxy and the Visually Impaired

Frederica Mathewes-Green interviews Tim Mehok of Saints Peter & Paul OCA Church in Lorain, Ohio. Tim is a catechumen and is blind. He talks with Frederica about what Orthodox churches could do to make their worship, parish life, and websites more accessible to the visually impaired.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Orthodox Christians on the Front Lines

The Triumph of Orthodoxy

Fr. Jerome Cwinklinski, an Orthodox Chaplain and a Captain in the Navy, currently assigned to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, discusses the military member's vocation as bearer of the image and likeness of God.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Ancient Faith Presents

The Melody of Faith

On a new Ancient Faith Presents, Bobby Maddex interviews Vigen Guroian, author of The Melody of Faith: Theology in an Orthodox Key, published by Eerdmans Publishing.

Monday, March 07, 2011

A Voice from the Isles

Why Do We Fast?

When did fasting begin? Did Jesus start the whole thing off? The righteous and the repentant fasted in the Old Testament. Well, what about Abraham then? Fr. Gregory Hallam argues that humankind was taught to fast right from the very beginning, in the Garden of Eden.

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