The Heritage of St. Paul in Orthodox Spirituality - Part 1
June 28, 2009 Length: 37:42
Special extended-length broadcast; part 1 of 2.
In this first half of a lecture recorded live in commemoration of the "Pauline Year," celebrating 2,000 years since the birth of the Apostle, Fr. Dcn. Matthew explores the heritage of the great missionary saint in Orthodoxy. Drawing connections to Elder Joseph the Hesychast of Mount Athos, St Symeon the New Theologian, and other great figures of the Orthodox tradition, this first portion of the lecture addresses questions of conversion and relationship, and how St Paul's example is at the heart of living Orthodox Tradition.
"As a teacher, I need calm amid the storm of the day. During my planning period, lunch, and after school, I listen to Ancient Faith Radio to relax and praise God. Primarily after school, I tune to interviews and various podcasts. I have been contemplating converting to Orthodoxy for quite some time. This station guides me as I journey. From the depths of my soul, I thank you."