Father Ivan Moody—prolific composer, sought after conductor, editor of sacred music, and author and lecturer—speaks on "The Past, Present, and Future of Orthodox Music" in this public conversation at St. Vladimir's Seminary. He touches upon everything from deciphering early musical notation written on papyri to creating fresh repertoire in sacred music, and from the “monophony and polyphony wars” in church history to the therapeutic function of music in contemporary church and society.
We interview Alexei Krindatch, the Research Coordinator of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, about a new map posted to the Assembly website titled "Orthodox Bishops and Parishes in the United States."
The new year is upon us! It's a season when lots of people are thinking of goals and self-improvement. In this episode, Dr. Nicole Roccas shares some strategies she has learned as a writing consultant about how to set goals without becoming perfectionistic or destructive . . . also, why shell collecting is a perfectly good new year's resolution.
Fr. Anthony Perkins gives ten suggestions, ranging from practical advice on how to pass the liturgical baton to the need for humility and attentiveness—that will help chanters and singers witness to the peace, harmony, and beauty of God during the Divine Liturgy and other services.
Steven Christoforou and Christian Gonzalez take a look at the classic children’s books The Chronicles of Narnia. They discuss transcendence, transformation, and using allegory to point to Christ. They close with their top 5 Narnia characters.
On a new "Ex Libris," the podcast of Ancient Faith Publishing, Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Barnabas Powell, the author of the new AFP book A Faith Encouraged: A Devotional Guide to Being Orthodox on Purpose.
As the light of the Nativity comes closer, how does silence fit into the last minute rush for gift buying, baking, caroling, and office parties? In this episode of "The Wilderness Journal," join host Angela Doll Carlson in the second half of her conversation with author Summer Kinard as they talk about Advent, silence, self care, and Amish/Alien romance novels.
Fr. Christophe Lepoutre, the Director of the Fellowship of the Inexhaustible Cup, speaks to us about making friends with our Guardian Angel in the process of healing our addictions.