The Cambridge Orthodox Forum

The Cambridge Orthodox Forum Lectures Delivered in Cambridge, United Kingdom, at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies

Start date: March 2012 13 episodes

Ancient Faith Radio, together with the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, located in the university city of Cambridge, England, is pleased to present this selection of lectures delivered by distinguished scholars for the Institute’s degree course. Titled “The Cambridge Orthodox Forum,” this series is designed to address questions of great relevance for the world today from the perspective of ancient Orthodox Christianity.

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Episodes

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Jun 14, 2013

Orthodoxy and the Western Rite

On the 350th anniversary of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer (1662), Professor David Frost, Principal of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, assesses the influence of the Anglican rites on Orthodox theology and worship.

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Jan 14, 2013

Wounded by Love

Dr. Marcus Plested, the Academic Director of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, Cambridge, addresses the theme of Love at the 2009 IOCS Summer School. Please note that this episode is not up to our usual audio standards. For this we apologize.

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Sep 11, 2012

Christianity and Violence

Professor David Frost, the Principal of the Institute, explores the theme of Christianity and violence.

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Aug 28, 2012

Christianity and Human Life

Professor David Frost addresses the theme of Christianity and Human Life and explores the topics of abortion, contraception, euthanasia, and suicide.

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Jul 17, 2012

Passion: Enemy or Friend?

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware continues to address the theme of Passion during the 2010 IOCS Summer School.

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Jul 03, 2012

Divine Passion: Does God Suffer?

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware addresses the theme of Passion within the 2010 IOCS Summer School, which approached the wider theme of "Passion: Human and Divine." In this lecture, Metropolitan Kallistos explores the question, "Does God suffer?"

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Jun 12, 2012

The Basis of Christian Ethics: Part 2

Professor David Frost continues his exploration in the field of ethics and tries to find an answer to the question, "How do we discover and apply a Christian standard?"

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May 29, 2012

The Basis of Christian Ethics: Part 1

Professor David Frost, the Principal of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, speaks about "Christian and other ways of deciding what is right" in this first of two lectures on ethics.

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May 15, 2012

A Suffering God

Dr. Christine Mangala Frost presents a series of reflections on the services of the Holy Week.

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May 01, 2012

The “Neo-Patristic Synthesis”

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware discusses whether Florovsky’s program of a "Neo-patristic synthesis" is still viable in contemporary theology.

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Apr 17, 2012

The Sources of Theology

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware futher explores the foundation of Eastern theology and its historical roots in the writings of the Fathers and the Orthodox life.

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Mar 20, 2012

What Is Theology?

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, renowned Orthodox author, former Spalding Lecturer in Eastern Orthodox Studies at the University of Oxford, and one of the Directors of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, explores the Orthodox vision of theology.

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Mar 06, 2012

Theodicy and the Book of Job

Dr. Christine Mangala Frost has lectured widely on comparative religion and is a published novelist with two books to her name exploring the consequences of religious belief for human action. She is currently working on a study comparing and contrasting Hindu and the Christian Orthodox beliefs. Here she presents a reflection on the theme of theodicy in relation to the Book of Job.

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