Announcements

January 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011

Frederica Here and Now

Moral but Obscene

Frederica Mathewes-Green discusses a possible trend in film of wrapping a conservative message in vulgar jokes and nudity. As examples, she looks to the movies Love Actually, Knocked Up, and The 40-Year-Old Virgin.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Indiana University Orthodox

Indiana University Orthodox Music Symposium

Listen to recordings from the Indiana University Orthodox Music Symposium, sponsored by All Saints Orthodox Church in Bloomington, Indiana, and the Early Music Institute of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. The host and emcee is Richard Barrett, choir director at All Saints Orthodox Church.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Seeking Peace

Peace in the Beatitudes - Part Four

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled." On a new Seeking Peace, Eric Simpson takes a closer look at spiritual hunger and the one thing that can satisfy it.

iSermon

Testing the Spirits

On a new iSermon, Fr. Theodore Paraskevopoulos addresses the danger of placing too much emphasis on miracles. Fr. Ted is the parish priest of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Winnipeg, Canada.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

At the Intersection of East and West

Overlooking Offenses

On a new At the Intersection of East and West, Dn. Michael Hyatt continues his series on reconciliation. This week he discusses how to conduct ourselves when we are wronged.

In the World

Poetry, Prayer, and Pedagogy

Bobby Maddex interviews poet and professor Scott Cairns. Cairns will soon be a visiting professor of English Language and Literature at St. Katherine College. Moreover, he has just recently been named editor of the Saint Katherine Review, the college’s new literary publication.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Janice Bidwell

The Quiet Cradle

Are converts to Orthodox Christianity dominating the media with their "journey stories" and "fast-paced, high-energy" perspectives, while the more quiet, perhaps lumbering, but deeply-rooted faith of cradle-born Orthodox is obscured in the process? Cradle Orthodox blogger and writer Janice Bidwell talks with Illumined Heart host Kevin Allen.

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.

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