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Sweeter Than Honey

Sweeter Than Honey Archived podcasts are no longer updated. Orthodox Christian Theology and Life as Joy and Light

Start date: March 2009 18 episodes

Dr. Peter Bouteneff seeks to recover the richness and joy of Christian teaching—and the challenge of living it.

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Oct 28, 2011

Post-Episcopalian Stress Syndrome

Dr. Bouteneff examines the specific phenomenon of Episcopalian converts to the Orthodox Church.

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Jan 22, 2011

The Sectarian Mindset

Dr. Bouteneff uses the occasion of the recent anti-Semitic comments of Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus to address conspiracy theories and the sectarian mindset.

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23:43
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Jul 25, 2010

But is it True?

Dr. Bouteneff uses three conferences that he recently attended as an introduction to a discussion of truth. He explains that the search for truth is more important than labels, sides, or platforms.

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19:18
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May 13, 2010

Whole-mindedness

Dr. Bouteneff discusses the importance of "whole-minded" living, as opposed to a superficial life which becomes unnecessarily complex.

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24:20
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Jan 28, 2010

Father Arseny: Fact or Fiction?

Dr. Bouteneff discusses a pair of books about Father Arseny, Fr. Arseny: Priest, Prisoner, Spiritual Father and Fr. Arseny: Cloud of Witnesses, both of which his mother translated from Russian into English.

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31:10
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Nov 21, 2009

Death, Prayer, and Time

Dr. Bouteneff explains how and why we pray for those who suffer and for those who have already died.

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25:02
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Oct 19, 2009

Halloween, Demons, and the Cross

Dr. Bouteneff contemplates the power of the Cross during this Halloween season.

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20:09
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Sep 18, 2009

Words and Accountability

Peter reflects on the power and impact of our words and the care we need to take before uttering them or writing them.

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Aug 24, 2009

The Pervasive Taboo: Pornography

Dr. Bouteneff describes the ways in which pornography dehumanizes men and women.

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Aug 05, 2009

Heresy vs. Hope - The Sequel

On a new Sweeter Than Honey, Dr. Peter Bouteneff continues his discussion of ecumenism and anti-ecumenism.

29:13
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Jun 23, 2009

Our Armed Forces Everywhere

Dr. Bouteneff interviews Fr. Sean Levine and Anthony Westerman, both of whom served in Iraq before attending St. Vladimir's Seminary.

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Jun 16, 2009

Heresy vs. Hope

On a new Sweeter Than Honey, Dr. Peter Bouteneff of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary compares and contrasts two texts on ecumenism.

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Jun 06, 2009

The Image of God - Part 3: A Consistent Pro-Life Ethic

Peter explores what it means to be fully Pro-Life and what it means to be human.

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May 22, 2009

The Image of God - Part 2: Humanizing People

Made in God's image, how do we see people in our day-to-day lives?

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May 09, 2009

The Image of God - Part 1: Biblical Witness

What are the main things that the Bible says about our being made in God's image?

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Apr 24, 2009

What I Learned From Talking To Jews

Peter reflects on his fascinating opportunity over 4 weeks in February to address a Jewish congregation on the subject of "Christians and Jews in the First 4 Centuries of our Era."

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Apr 10, 2009

A Ready Defense

We are called on to give an account for the hope that is within us. It is sometimes referred to as "apologetics", but what does that mean?

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Mar 27, 2009

Sweeter Than Honey

In his first episode, Dr. Bouteneff explains the title of his podcast, as well as what he plans to address in future episodes.

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