Thursday, October 22, 2009
On a new Jottings from a Holy Mountain, Fr. Meletios Webber, soon after he was voted Abbot of the Holy Monastery of St. John of San Francisco, tells the story of how he got there.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
New on American Orthodox History: Matthew Namee interviews Fr. John Erickson, the preeminent historian of American Orthodoxy, about one of the past attempts at Orthodox administrative unity.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
On a new Sweeter Than Honey, Dr. Peter Bouteneff contemplates the power of the Cross during this Halloween season.
Monday, October 19, 2009
Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Andre Papkov, the founder and director of the Summer School of Liturgical Music at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, New York. Fr. Andre is also the chairman of the Liturgical Music Commission of the Synod of Bishops, Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.
The topic of Synergy’s 2009 Symposium was “The Future of Orthodoxy in America,” and featured were two speakers: Fr. Stanley Harakas, who spoke on “The Future of Orthodoxy in America: Challenges and Required Attitudes and Actions,” and Fr. Deacon Nicholas Belcher, who spoke on “Raising Orthodox Christians for the Next Generation.” Listen to Fr. Stanley Harakas's speech here.