November 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011

The Necessity of Showing Mercy (Luke 10:25-37)

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.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Frederica Here and Now

Gay Rights

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.

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Fr. John Parker

Meet the New OCA Chair of Evangelism!

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.

Ancient Faith Presents

The Edge of Mysterion

Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Richard Rene, priest at St. Aidan's Orthodox Church in Cranbrook, British Columbia, and the author of Conciliar Press' first ever young-adult fantasy novel The Edge of Mysterion.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

The Saint Katherine College Forum

Metropolitan John Zizioulas: Unity and Diversity in the Early Church

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.

Monday, November 07, 2011

Speaking the Truth in Love

Bishops - Part 22: The Council in Trullo (Continued)

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."

Friday, November 04, 2011

Ancient Faith Presents

Grand Entrance

"Ancient Faith Presents" an interview with Dr. Edith Humphrey, the William F. Orr Professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and the author of the new Brazos Press book Grand Entrance: Worship on Earth as in Heaven.

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Ancient Faith Presents

As Far as the East Is from the West

On a new "Ancient Faith Presents," Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. Kurt Sander, who along with Gennady Lapaev is the composer of the new Orthodox choral music that can be heard on the CD As Far as the East Is from the West.

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

The Saint Katherine College Forum

The Saint Katherine College Forum

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."

All American Council

Recordings Now Available from the OCA All American Council

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.

October 2011

Monday, October 31, 2011

Becoming a Healing Presence

Hearing the Snow

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.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Sweeter Than Honey

“Sweeter Than Honey” Is Back!

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.

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