Announcements

January 2011

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Glory to God

Living In Between

Many efforts are made to convince modern Christians that they live "in between" Christ's first coming and His second—and that this "in between" period is somehow different, requiring a new understandings of the gospel. Fr. Stephen Freeman refutes this false understanding and describes where it is that we now live.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A Voice from the Isles

The Gift Beyond All Gifts

The greatest gift, the Gift beyond all gifts, is the Gift of God Himself in our Lord Jesus Christ. On a new A Voice from the Isles, Fr. Gregory Hallam explains that in the Divine Liturgy that gift of Himself becomes something as basic as food and drink.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Steve the Builder

If I Were a Rich Man . . . Dadadadada

Steve the Builder is on the road again and spent a week insulating and remodeling the Abbot's cell, a 60-year-old building at St. Michael's Monastery in northern New Mexico.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Met. Hilarion

Met. Hilarion in New York

St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary is announcing the visit and surrounding activities of Met. Hilarion Alfeyev Feb 5 - 7. He will give a lecture on Saturday, Feb 5 at the Seminary as this year's speaker at the Fr. Alexander Schmemann Lecture Series.

His choral masterpiece St. Matthew’s Passion will be performed on Monday Feb 7 at 7:30 PM at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York.  John Maddex talks with Fr. Chad Hatfield and concert producer Nicholas Reeves about the events.

AFR will be there to record the lecture!

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Fr. Alexander Gousettis

Interfaith Dialogue: Co-Exist or Convert?

Fr. Alexander Goussetis, priest, comparative religion professor, and interfaith dialogue participant and advocate, speaks with Kevin Allen about his views on the purpose of interfaith dialogue with Jews, Muslims, and other non-Christians.

The Arena

The Two Sides of the World: The Light and the Darkness

On a new The Arena, Fr. Josiah Trenham explains how we renew our hearts and minds through our repentance and encourages us to take action to follow Christ into the light.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

2011 Listener Survey

2011 Ancient Faith Radio Listener Survey

We are so thankful for your ongoing support, and now is your chance to give us some feedback on how we can better serve you. Please click the image to the left to take our 2011 Listener Survey. The questionnaire should take no more than 3 or 4 minutes to complete, but it will go a long way toward helping us plan for the future. Thanks in advance for your participation.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Frederica Here and Now

Fr. Hans Jacobse

Frederica Mathewes-Green interviews Fr. Hans Jacobse about a formal debate he had with atheist Matthew Dillahunty regarding morality. She also shares a recipe for vegan pancakes!

Monday, January 10, 2011

Worship in Spirit and Truth

New Podcast with Fr. Thomas Hopko!

Fr. Thomas Hopko begins yet another new podcast for Ancient Faith Radio. Titled "Worship in Spirit and Truth," the series will feature Fr. Tom's reflections on the Divine Liturgy of the Orthodox Church. Listen to the introductory episode here.

The Opinionated Tailor

Vestment Book 4

Kh. Krista West continues reading from her book on Orthodox vestments, this time discussing the ancient garments of Greece and Rome and their transformation into Orthodox Christian liturgical dress.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Postcards from Greece

Suffering, Self-Knowledge, and Faith: A Visit to the Hospital in Thessaloniki

Fr Peter Alban Heers speaks to us just after a visit to an ailing parishoner, whose soul may be on the verge of departing this life. He relates to us his thoughts on why we suffer, how we should understand suffering, and how important it is for us to obtain self-knowledge before the approach of death.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Hearts and Minds

Human Nature

Fr. John Oliver uses the great feasts we are celebrating as evidence against excusing our deviant behavior.

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