September 2010

Thursday, September 30, 2010


On a new The Orthodox Moviegoer, Bobby Maddex reviews Solaris, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring Donatas Banionis and Natalya Bondarchuk.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Treasure in a Box

On a new Glory to God, Fr. Stephen Freeman uses the image of a treasure in a box to describe the problems of a purely "historical" approach to the Christian faith.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Samuel and Hannah

Dr. Jeannie Constantinou discusses Samuel and Hannah in her series, "Introduction to the Bible" on her Search the Scriptures podcast. Listen to part 1 here and part 2 on her podcast page.

Our Thoughts, Feelings, and Memories

Today, Fr. Thomas Hopko reflects on the nature of our thoughts and emotions in this fallen world.

Friday, September 24, 2010

DVD Evangelism Course Announced!

The International Orthodox Christian Studies program in the United Kingdom is launching a new DVD based course for parishes to use in evangelism. John Maddex talks with organizer Dr. Christine Mangala Frost about The Way.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Orthodox Christianity and Racial Reconciliation

Meet Father Paisius Altschul, the priest of Saint Mary of Egypt Serbian Orthodox Church and the Executive Director of Reconciliation Services/FOCUS Kansas City. Kevin Allen speaks with Father Paisius about his community’s unique ministry of racial reconciliation and ministry to the poor and homeless in the inner city of Kansas City. (USA).

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Fr. Meletios Webber on Priesthood and Spiritual Fathers, Part One

Steve the Builder interviews Fr. Meletios Webber, the Abbot of St. John's Monastery, on what the "grace of the priesthood" bestows on a man, and what the priest's authority and role is in the life of the parish and in his relationship with his parishoners as his spiritual children.

Truly Odd, Truly [Pac] Man

Fr. Joseph Huneycutt's displeasure with Stephen Hawking's recent statement about God not being necessary for Creation is akin to his dislike of sweet red BBQ sauce. Though this episode of Orthodixie "tilts," only the obnoxious virtual gobbler succumbs to gravity (if there is such a force, that is).

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Vestment Book 2

Kh. Krista West continues reading from her book on Orthodox vestments, discussing the ancient garments of Greece and Rome and their transformation into Orthodox Christian liturgical dress.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Jesus - Mediator and Intercessor

Holy Scripture tells us that there is "One Mediator between God and men" (I Timothy 2:5). Fr. Tom Hopko teaches on Christ as our Mediator and Intercessor.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

St. Panteleimon Orthodox Christian Outreach

Bobby Maddex interviews Gerald Largent, the executive director of St. Panteleimon Orthodox Christian Outreach, a relatively new pan-Orthodox ministry geared toward those living in nursing and/or group homes.

Soldier Saints

Fr. Isaiah Gillette, an Orthodox chaplain and a Major in the U.S. Army, currently assigned to Fort Benning, Georgia, discusses the topic of military saints, their sacrifices, and how we can draw strength from their examples.

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