The Life of Faith

The Life of Faith Orthodoxy in the Modern World

Start date: April 2014 7 episodes

A series of reflections and commentaries on Orthodox life, faith, and theology.

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Jul 03, 2014

Tradition or Antiquity?

Fr. Vassilios talks about the difference between tradition and antiquity. "Keeping tradition does not have to mean living in the past. The sooner we Orthodox stop thinking of antiquity rather than tradition as the ultimate authority, the more effective we will be at keeping our tradition alive and well."

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7:39
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Jun 19, 2014

Seeing The Wood for the Trees: Christianity and the Ecological Crisis

Fr. Vassilios talks about ecology from an Orthodox Christian perspective.

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8:20
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Jun 05, 2014

Why Be Orthodox in the 21st Century?

Fr. Vassilios shares a response to three misconceptions about the Church.

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May 21, 2014

Sin and Sexuality

Fr. Vassilios shares compassionate encouragement for those dealing with sexual temptations.

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26:28
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May 08, 2014

Marriage, Celibacy, and Monasticism

Fr. Vassilios talks about the callings of marriage, celibacy, and monasticism. "Perhaps we need to rethink our views on celibacy in the world, but perhaps we need to rethink our monastic models as well."

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19:01
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Apr 24, 2014

Sin and Morality: Part Two

Fr. Vassilios shares part two of his talk on Sin and Morality, including the passions of anger, talkativeness, and avarice. "The passions are not to be annihilated, but redirected and mastered."

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Apr 11, 2014

Sin and Morality: Part One

Fr. Vassilios explains why we are asked to overcome our pride and acquire humility.

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