Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Orthodox Women in Healing Ministries was founded in 1992 with the mission of providing support to Orthodox Christian women who work in the medical and healing professions. This year, their annual conference featured Fr. Hans Jacobse, the editor of Orthodoxy Today and the American Orthodox Institute, who delivered a three-part talk on "The Secular vs. the Sacred." Listen to part one here.
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
Fr. Tom Hopko addresses the issue that he gets the most email about: How are we to understand the wrath of God, and how does it relate to our salvation?
Discover how Orthodox Christianity and non-Orthodox doctrine differ and why it matters to your spiritual journey. Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick is the pastor of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. He is also the Associate Director of the Society for Orthodox Christian History in the Americas, as well as one of the founding administrators of OrthodoxWiki.
Monday, October 05, 2009
In this third episode of his series on Fr. Alexander Schmemann's book For the Life of the World: Sacraments and Orthodoxy, Dcn. Michael Hyatt echoes Fr. Schmemann's assertion that paradise and all other utopian dreams died with the death of Christ.
As A Word From the Holy Fathers resumes after a summer hiatus, we look again at the theme of forgiveness in the writings of the Fathers—with an eye particularly toward practical injunctions on forgiveness and the relationship of repentance, forgiveness, and redemption in quotations from a variety of patristic sources. Fr. Dcn. Matthew Steenberg also introduces the Patristic Quotations Topical Index.