Saturday, April 19, 2014
In this Speaking the Truth in Love podcast, Fr. Thomas Hopko uses the Paschal icon as an opportunity to clear up some misconceptions about Sheol/Hades and Gehenna/Hell.
Friday, April 18, 2014
On a new "Ex Libris," the podcast of Ancient Faith Publishing, Bobby Maddex interviews Elizabeth Crispina Johnson, the author of the new Ancient Faith Publishing children's book The Miracle of the Red Egg.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
As we contemplate the crucifixion, Fr. Tom Hopko takes an extensive look at the death of Christ and the juridical assumptions that have been taught largely in the West. This talk was given in March 2009 at Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Charleston, SC.
In an anecdotal introduction to his new reflection, Fr. John Strickland tells the story of the fall of Constantinople to the western crusaders in 1204, showing how this event, inspired in part by new claims of papal supremacy, resulted in the permanent separation of eastern and western Christendom.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Orthodox Christians around the world will embark upon the most important time of the year, Holy Week, leading to the celebration of the Resurrection of Christ. Fr Tom Soroka reminds us that Holy Week is our opportunity to experience the value of Christ above all things in our life.