Orthodoxy and the Environment

Orthodoxy and the Environment

April 2010

A collection of podcasts and talks dealing with Orthodoxy and the environment.


Episodes

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St. Tikhon’s Seminary Lectures Apr 22, 2010

Orthodoxy and the Environment-The Orthodox Church and Non-Orthodox Eco-Justice Movements

Orthodox Spiritual Life and the Environment:A two-day dialogue on Orthodoxy and the Environment
April 16-17, 2010 at St. Tikhon's Seminary South Canaan, PA
Fr. Protodeacon Sergei Kapral, Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Wilkes-Barre, PA, Orthodox Fellowship of the Transfiguration Steering Committee and the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Working Group.

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20:32
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St. Tikhon’s Seminary Lectures Apr 22, 2010

Orthodoxy and the Environment-Environmental Concerns and Orthodox Christian Witness

Orthodox Spiritual Life and the Environment: A two-day dialogue on Orthodoxy and the Environment
April 16-17, 2010 at St. Tikhon's Seminary South Canaan, PA
Dr. Elizabeth Theokritoff, independent scholar and translator, visiting lecturer at the Institute of Orthodox Christian Studies in Cambridge; author of "Living in God's Creation:Orthodox Perspectives on Ecology"

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41:36
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St. Tikhon’s Seminary Lectures Apr 22, 2010

Orthodoxy and the Environment-The Desert Sea: Early Irish Ascetic Landscapes of Creation

Orthodox Spiritual Life and the Environment: A two-day dialogue on Orthodoxy and the Environment
April 16-17 2010 at St. Tikhon's Seminary South Cannan, PA
Dr. Alfred Siewers, associate professor of English, and Nature and Human Communities coordinator, at Bucknell University's Environmental Center, author of "Strange Beauty:Ecocritical Approaches to Early Medieval Landscape" and co-editor of "Tolkien's Modern Middle Ages"

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36:53
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St. Tikhon’s Seminary Lectures Apr 22, 2010

Orthodoxy and the Environment-Cosmic Cathedral: Orthodox Liturgy and Ecological Vision

Orthodox Spiritual Life and the Environment: A two-day dialogue on Orthodoxy and the Environment
April 16-17, 2010 at St. Tikhon;s Seminary South Canaan, PA
Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick, pastor of St. Paul's Antiochian Church in Emmaus, PA, and author of the popular "Roads from Emmaus" and "Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy" podcast series on Ancient Faith Radio, as well as of the blog "Roads from Emmaus."

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31:00
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St. Tikhon’s Seminary Lectures Apr 22, 2010

Orthodoxy and the Environment-Monasticism, and the Renewal of Creation

Orthodox Spiritual Life and the Environment: A two-day dialogue on Orthodoxy and the Environment
April 16-17, 2010 at St. Tikhon's Seminary South Canaan, Pa
Igumen Sergius Bowyer, abbot of St. Tikhon's Monastery and music instructor at St. Tikhon's Seminary

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34:40
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St. Tikhon’s Seminary Lectures Apr 22, 2010

Orthodoxy and the Environment-Nature and Other Modern Idolatries

Orthodox Spiritual Life and the Environment: A two-day dialogue on Orthodoxy and the Environment
April 16-17, 2010 at St. Tikhon's Seminary South Canaan, PA
Dr. Bruce Foltz, Philosophy professor at Eckerd College, Founding president of "Inhabiting the Earth: Heidegger, Environmental Ethics, and the Metaphysics of Nature," and co-editor of "Rethinking Nature: Essays in Environmental Philosophy"

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41:48
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re/Call Jan 13, 2010

The Grace of Theophany and the Environment

In this episode, Jason looks at how we can carry the grace of Theophany into our relationship with the environment. You can also download a free "re/CALL This!" graphic for this episode, with a quotation from Metropolitan John of Pergamon on a priestly approach to nature, by visiting the re/CALL website.

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5:51
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re/Call Dec 18, 2009

What is Our Relationship to the Environment?

In this episode, Jason looks at our relationship to the environment and how this is impacted by the Great Blessing of Water at Theophany. You can also download a free "re/CALL This!" graphic for this episode, with a quotation from St. John of Kronstadt about worshipping God in His Creation, by visiting the re/CALL website.

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8:38
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Steve the Builder Feb 06, 2009

The god Called “Earth”

With all the discussion of carbon footprints and the human impact on our planet, has environmentalism become the new paganism of the 21st Century?

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Pilgrims from Paradise Feb 03, 2009

Loving Creation - Part 3

Matthew concludes his series by examining our relationship with the environment - one that is both sacramental and eucharistic.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Jan 27, 2009

Loving Creation - Part 2

Having been born in the image of God, we strive to achieve His likeness - becoming one with Him. And our relationship with His creation is a part of that spiritual development.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Jan 16, 2009

Loving Creation - Part 1

Matthew begins a series exploring the spiritual aspect of environmentalism by asking, "Why does God create?"

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The Illumined Heart Mar 22, 2008

Orthodoxy and the Environment

Kevin speaks with the ecological advisor to the Ecumenical Patriarch (the "'Green' Patriarch"!) Dn.John Chryssavgis PhD, about the connection between the ancient faith of Orthodox Christianity and contemporary ecology.

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