On a new "Pop Culture Coffee Hour," Emma Solak and Christina Andresen tackle the book and movie A Light Between Oceans. Join them as they discuss the danger of spiritual delusion, the path toward true love and repentance, and how the film adaptation missed the heart of the novel. They close with their Top 5 Worst Book-To-Film Adaptions.
Bobby Maddex interviews Natalie Kapeluck Nixon, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Fr. John Haluszczak, the priest at St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the Chaplain of St. Thomas Chapel at All Saints Camp in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, and Larry Kopp, the Manager of All Saints Camp.
On a new "Orthodox Life Hacks," Maria Tudora and Andja Bjeletich consider the subtle transitions of going to college and forming their own practices in living out the Orthodox faith.
Our culture shies away from death, but every year, as we Orthodox participate in Holy Week and Pascha, we recalibrate our relationship with death. We face death squarely, and we enter into grief and find that Christ conquers death. Listen to Elissa Bjeletich discuss this and more on a new "Raising Saints."
Adam Lowell Roberts and Fr. Wilbur Ellsworth discuss a common quote: "A quiet church is a dead church." What does this mean? Is there a danger in this quote? These questions and more are discussed in depth as Fr. Wilbur examines this quote from an uncommon angle.
On a new "Ex Libris," the podcast of Ancient Faith Publishing, host Bobby Maddex interviews Presv. Constantina Palmer, the author of the new AFP book The Sweetness of Grace: Stories of Christian Trial and Victory.
Steven Christoforou and Christian Gonzalez take a look at NBC’s new hit show This is Us. They discuss how men are portrayed in pop culture, the role of the virtuous person in a family, and the reality that families make us who we are. They close their conversation with their Top 5 Fictional Dads.
Bobby Maddex interviews Melinda Johnson, the Marketing Director of Ancient Faith Ministries, about the 2017 Ancient Faith Writing and Podcasting Conference, which will take place at Antiochian Village this coming June 15-17.
Seraphim Danckaert of St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Canaan, Pennsylvania, speaks at the Second Annual Lenten Lecture and Fundraising Reception hosted by the Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture at Eastern University on March 12, 2017.
Fr. Theodore Paraskevopoulos, adjunct faculty member of the Orthodox School of Theology, speaks at a panel discussion titled "Resurrection of Logos: the Divine, the Individual, and Finding Our Bearings in a Postmodern World," held at Trinity College in Toronto, Ontario, on March 7, 2017. Fr. Theodore addresses the basic understanding of Orthodox anthropology as man striving to attain the image and likeness of God.