Eric Simpson continues his series on what the Beatitudes teach us about peace by exploring what it means to spiritually mourn. Eric is a member of the Orthodox Peace Fellowship, as well as an associate editor of its quarterly journal "In Communion.”
December 13th of 2008 marked the 25th anniversary of the departure from this life of Fr. Alexander Schmemann. In commemoration, Fr. John Finley put together "The Eucharist Is," a poetic compilation of Fr. Alexander's descriptions of Holy Communion. This week's episode is a rerun of that touching and poignant broadcast.
On a new Speaking the Truth in Love, Fr. Thomas Hopko addresses the scandalous nature of the Old Testament with its stories of murder, slaughter, multiple wives, concubines, and so on.
On a new Orthodox Christians on the Front Lines, Hieromonk Joshua speaks with Silouan Green, a former U.S. Marine Corps Fighter Pilot who was involved in a tragic fighter jet crash and now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
In this two-part series, Illumined Heart host Kevin Allen speaks with Eastern Orthodox priest and occult-specialist Father George Aquaro about the attractions and dangers of the metaphysics and practices of what is called the occult.
In a new Roads From Emmaus series beginning today, Fr. Andrew Damick presents a study of major themes of the Orthodox Christian faith as found in the letters of the 2nd century martyr and 3rd bishop of Antioch, Ignatius the God-bearer.