The parable of the Good Samaritan is among the most beloved of all stories in scripture. Fr. Tom Soroka reminds us that showing mercy to those who have fallen into the ravages of sin is essential to their healing.
Whether homosexuality is genetic or not is beside the point—at least according to Frederica Mathewes-Green. On a new "Frederica Here and Now," the author and speaker discusses both same-sex attraction and the lobby behind gay marriage.
Fr. John Parker has been appointed the new Chair of the Department of Evangelism for the Orthodox Church in America. We caught up with him at the All American Council in Seattle and asked about his plans and vision for evangelization and outreach.
Dr. Eve Tibbs, dean of St. Katherine Orthodox College and professor of theology, weaves together accounts of the early Christian church, the doctrine of the Trinity, and the thought of Met. John Zizioulas to provide an explanation of how the Orthodox church has maintained its ecclesial unity.
What is the Orthodox teaching about re-baptism of one brought into the Church? What about remarriage after adultery? Fr. Thomas Hopko talks about these issues and more in a new episode of "Speaking the Truth in Love."
Ancient Faith Radio is now the home of "The St. Katherine College Forum," a lecture series sponsored by St. Katherine Orthodox College. Recorded in San Diego, California, the series is open to the public and features a wide array of speakers from the college and elsewhere. Listen here to Fr. Andrew Cuneo's lecture "Civilizing the Heart: C. S. Lewis on Education."
Recordings from the 16th All American Council of the OCA are now available by clicking on the graphic on the left. Listen below to Metropolitan Jonah's keynote address.
On a new "Becoming a Healing Presence," Dr. Albert Rossi, a professor of theology at St. Vladimir's Seminary, explains that when we are intentional in our listening and silence, we are in the best position to commune with Christ.
Dr. Peter Bouteneff, a professor of theology at St. Vladimir's Theological Seminary, returns with his podcast "Sweeter Than Honey: Orthodox Christian Theology and Life as Joy and Light." Here he examines the specific phenomenon of Episcopalian converts to the Orthodox Church.