Monday, March 10, 2014
While in Florida and undergoing tests in the hospital, Metropolitan Philip suffered a minor heart attack on Sunday. He is in an encouraging situation in ICU. A prayer service for His Eminence will be held this afternoon at the Archdiocese Headquarters. We ask all of you to hold prayer services for his speedy recovery.
In breaking news, Kevin Allen speaks with Samuel Noble who edits the Arab Orthodoxy blog site and who is an expert on Arab Orthodox matters, regarding reports that the kidnapped nuns of Maaloula and St. Thekla Monastery have been freed. The situation is very fluid but confirmation has been received of their release.
Sunday, March 09, 2014
Kevin and his guests Fr. Brendan Pelphrey (GOA), an ex-missionary in Asia who has had dialogue with the Dalai Lama, and R. Todd Godwin, ex-Buddhist and Orthodox Christian, discuss the attractions of Buddhism, as well as its key teachings and practices, in comparison with and in contrast to those of Eastern Orthodox Christianity.
Friday, March 07, 2014
On a new "Paradise and Utopia," Fr. John Strickland, a professor of history at Saint Katherine Orthodox College, discusses the spiritual decline of the church in the West and the attempt to reform this degradation.
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Ancient Faith Radio, together with the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, located in the university city of Cambridge, England, is pleased to present this selection of video lectures delivered by distinguished scholars for the Institute’s degree course. Click on the image to the left to see Metropolitan Kallistos Ware speak on St. Gregory of Nyssa for IOCS Community Day.