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Ancient Faith Documentaries Archived podcasts are no longer updated. In-Depth Audio Explorations of Topics Related to Eastern Orthodoxy

Start date: August 2012 8 episodes

Ancient Faith Radio is pleased to present our growing slate of long-form documentaries on a wide variety of topics related to the Orthodox Church.

 

Episodes

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Jun 09, 2013

Golden Wedding Anniversary for the Hopkos

June 9 marks the 50th wedding anniversary for Fr. Tom and Matushka Anne Hopko. In this special episode, the 2 of them are interviewed in their home by Frs. John Shimchick and Alexander Garklavs. Together they remember their early years and God's blessing on their lives. May God grant them many years!

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1:05:27
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Aug 13, 2012

Life at the Monastery of the Transfiguration

Ancient Faith Radio correspondent Chrysanthe Loizos takes us "behind the scenes" at the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, PA. With the blessing of the Abbess, Mother Christophora, Chrysanthe gives us a glimpse into the daily life of the nuns as well as their purpose and goals.

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34:31
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May 16, 2012

Orthodoxy and the Cornerstone Music Festival

An Evangelical Protestant rock festival that serves as a hotbed for Eastern Orthodoxy? That’s exactly what Bobby Maddex found last July at the Cornerstone Music Festival in Bushnell, Illinois. In this audio documentary, exclusive to Ancient Faith Radio, Bobby explores the uniqueness of Cornerstone—what it is about those who attend and play at the festival that makes them so receptive to Orthodox Christianity.

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56:57
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Jul 10, 2010

The Miracle in Zone One: Guatemala City’s Hogar Raphael Ayau Orthodox Orphanage

In this new audio documentary, exclusive to Ancient Faith Radio, Bobby Maddex takes a trip to the Hogar Raphael Ayau Orthodox Orphanage in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Learn how the orphanage came to be, what takes place there on a daily basis, any why it is truly miraculous beyond measure.

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39:26
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Jan 16, 2010

Wheaton and the Fathers

Wheaton College, the epicenter of Evangelical Protestantism, has just opened a Center for Early Christian Studies that will immerse students in the fields of Patristics, the Ecumenical Councils, and early Christian literature. This audio documentary, exclusive to AFR, explores the reasons for the sudden Evangelical interest in the Church Fathers, as well as the potential ramifications of this interest.

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40:05
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Mar 02, 2009

Unraveling Chambesy - Administrative Unity In Our Time (Part 2)

John Maddex learns more about the actual process and related complications of unifying all of the Orthodox churches administratively. In this episode we hear from all of our guests in the first part, plus Matthew Namee of the “American Orthodox History” podcast.

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Mar 01, 2009

Unraveling Chambesy - Administrative Unity In Our Time (Part 1)

John Maddex talks with Fr. Mark Arey, General Secretary of the Standing Conference of Orthodox Bishops in America (SCOBA) about past efforts at bringing about Administrative Unity, including the so-called Ligonier conference in 1994. We also hear from Charles Ajalat, Metropolitan Jonah, and Nick Katich.

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58:55
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Nov 04, 2006

Agia Sophia - Fresh Coffee, Ancient Wisdom

A 26 minute documentary on an Orthodox coffee house/bookstore in Colorado Springs

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