From June 17-19, 2011, St. Vladimir's Seminary hosted a conference titled "Women Disciples of the Lord." The conference lectures will be posted on Ancient Faith Radio in biweekly installments. First up is the keynote address delivered by the Very Rev. Dr. John Behr, Dean of St. Vladimir's Seminary. The title is "Male and Female He Created Them."
The Orientale Lumen XV Conference has begun. This year's gathering is titled "Rome and the Communion of Churches: Bishop, Patriarch, or Pope?" and speakers include Metropolitan Jonah of the OCA and Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia. Listen to the Opening Session here.
What is behind the controversy surrounding the procession of the Holy Spirit. Is it just semantics or is there doctrinal substance to the rejection of the filioque clause in the Creed by the Orthodox Church? Fr. Thomas Hopko explores this topic in this new episode of Speaking the Truth in Love.
Fourteen Bishops are dead set against it. The Holy Synod is suspicious and has grave reservations. The Holy Mountain of Athos urges the government to cease and desist. What is happening in Greece? Fr. Peter Alban Heers explains on a new Postcards from Greece.
On a new Search the Scriptures, Dr. Jeannie Constantinou continues her lesson on Solomon, this time focusing on the fascinating topic of Old Testament polygamy, adultery, and concubinage. If they were okay for David and Solomon, why not us?
An interview with John Maddex, CEO of Conciliar Media Ministries, about the Grace Digital Innovator III Wireless Media Streamer, the new internet radio on sale from Conciliar Press that comes preprogrammed with both AFR streaming stations and all of the AFR podcasts. To see a video demonstration, please click on the image to the left.
On this week celebrating the descent of the Holy Spirit and the Trinity, Fr. Thomas Hopko reflects on the icons associated with Pentecost and the Trinity.
In response to Rob Bell's controversial book Love Wins, Steve Robinson ventures into the world of video and gives a short summary of the difference between the mainstream Protestant view of salvation and an Orthodox view. Listen to his short "audio introduction" below and then watch the video by clicking on the image to the left.
A pan-Orthodox steering committee of scholars and academics sponsored this conference in June of 2011 on the St. Vladimir’s Seminary campus to explore the possibility of the establishment of a new Orthodox college in North America. Begin here with Fr. John Behr's talk on "Orthodox Intellectual Life in the English-Speaking World."
St. Maximos the Confessor explains to us that nothing that God has created is in itself bad. It's the gluttony that is bad, not the food. In this episode of Food, Faith, and Fasting, Rita Madden looks at snacking and how it can have a negative impact on our health. She also provides some practical tips for moving away from mindless eating.
Ancient Faith Radio presents an interview with Fr. Peter Galadza, the Kule Family Professor of Liturgy at the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, about the institute's Study Days, which will take place in Ottawa, Ontario, from July 15th through the 18th.