How do you describe the distinction between human beings and animals? Is it the soul or is it something else altogether? Fr. Thomas Hopko continues his series on Darwin and Christianity.
AFR correspondent Matthew Namee talks with His Grace Bishop Basil, the newly elected Secretary of the Episcopal Assemblies. We learn of his impressions of the historic May 26-28 gathering in New York as well as the assignment he has been given to coordinate the work of the committees that will be formed leading up eventually to a Great and Holy Council.
Enjoy readings by Dr. Chrissi Hart, author of Under the Grapevine and The Hermit, The Icon and The Emperor. Dr. Hart shares Orthodox Christian books and other classic literature from a variety of sources. Here she reads a chapter from The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis.
In our continuing effort to keep you informed about the recent and ongoing work of our Hierarchs to bring about administrative unity, we present an extensive interview with Fr. Mark Arey. The discussion centers on the first Episcopal Assembly meeting in New York on May 26-28, 2010.