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Fr. Thomas Hopko Lectures

November 2007 43 episodes

Occasional lectures by Fr. Thomas Hopko


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Nov 11, 2007

The Ascension of Christ - Part 2

This is part 2 of Fr. Thomas Hopko's talk on The Ascension delivered at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (OCA) in Parma, OH. Our thanks to Protodeacon Anthony Kall at Holy Trinity for the recordings.

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Nov 11, 2007

The Ascension of Christ - Part 1

On May 24, 2014, Fr. Thomas Hopko gave a retreat at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (OCA) in Parma Ohio and spoke on The Ascension. He is introduced by the priest at Holy Trinity Fr. Alexander Garklavs.

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Nov 11, 2007

Loving God with All Your Strength: Performing Deeds of Mercy

Fr. Thomas was the guest speaker at the fund raising reception for the St. Herman House in Cleveland - part of the ministry of Focus North America. He is introduced by Nicholas Chakos, Executive Director of Focus North America.

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Nov 11, 2007

Correction to Wheaton College Lecture

Fr. Thomas wants to correct something he said at the Wheaton College lecture about physical worship and, in particular, his comments on I Cor. 6:20 in the King James version of the Bible.

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Nov 11, 2007

Spiritual Practice: Orthodox Christian Faith and Homosexual Attraction and Behavior

The 2nd talk at the Chicago Synergy conference in 2011.

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Nov 11, 2007

Theological Vision: Orthodox Christian Faith and Human Sexuality

Orthodox Christian Synergy is a pan-Orthodox organization consisting of clergy and lay representatives of Chicago-area Orthodox Christian parishes who seek to project awareness of Orthodox Christianity to the public at large. Synergy works together with its parent organization, the Orthodox Christian Clergy Association of Greater Chicago, and with the blessings of the Chicago-area Orthodox Hierarchs.
The topic of Synergy’s 2011 Symposium was “Orthodox Christianity and Homosexuality.

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Nov 11, 2007

From Shadow to Reality - Ancient Christian Worship

Fr. Tom Hopko was the guest lecturer at Wheaton College's Center for Early Christian Studies on March 22, 2012. He spoke on the roots of Christian worship from an Orthodox perspective.

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Nov 11, 2007

A Walk Through the Apocalypse - Part 3

This is the final section of Fr. Tom Hopko teaching on the entire book of the Apocalypse (Revelation). Our thanks to the people of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in Clinton, MS for providing these recordings.

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Nov 11, 2007

A Walk Through the Apocalypse - Part 2

Part 2 of Fr. Tom's verse by verse teaching through the book of Revelation.

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Nov 11, 2007

A Walk Through the Apocalypse - Part 1

Fr. Tom tackles the entire book of Revelation in this 3 part series delivered at a Lenten retreat sponsored by Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in Clinton, MS where Archpriest Paul Yerger is pastor.

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1:02:32
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Nov 11, 2007

The Work of God’s People

Fr. Tom says every person on earth is made in the image and likeness of God. No two people are the same and each one has a work to accomplish in his or her earthly life.

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1:13:45
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Nov 11, 2007

Christ and the Poor

Fr. Tom speaks at the 25th anniversary of St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto.

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Nov 11, 2007

The Magnificat - Part 2

Part 2 of Fr. Tom's teaching on the words of the Mother of God.

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1:10:50
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Nov 11, 2007

The Magnificat - Part 1

"My Soul Magnifies the Lord!" Fr. Tom delivers a 2 part talk on the words of the Theotokos upon learning she was bearing God the Word.

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Nov 11, 2007

The Word of the Cross - Part 4

From the CD available at St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, here is part four of Fr. Tom Hopko speaking on The Word of the Cross.

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38:55
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Nov 11, 2007

The Word of the Cross - Part 3

From the CD available at St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, here is part three of Fr. Tom Hopko speaking on The Word of the Cross.

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40:15
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Nov 11, 2007

The Word of the Cross - Part 2

From the CD available at St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, here is part two of Fr. Tom Hopko speaking on The Word of the Cross.

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Nov 11, 2007

The Word of the Cross - Part 1

From the CD available at St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, here is part one of Fr. Tom Hopko speaking on The Word of the Cross.

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Nov 11, 2007

Overview of Romans - Part 2

Part 2 of a talk at the 2005 Antiochian Archdiocese Convention in Troy, MI.

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Nov 11, 2007

Overview of Romans - Part 1

Part 1 of a talk at the 2005 Antiochian Archdiocese Convention in Troy, MI.

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44:51
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Nov 11, 2007

Remembering the Poor - Wealth and Anxiety

Fr. Tom continues his lectures on the poor by examining the words of Jesus - "Be Anxious For Nothing."

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59:20
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Nov 11, 2007

The Magnificat - What It Means To Be Poor

Fr. Thomas speaks to the clergy and wives at the 2009 Antiochian Parish Life Conference - Diocese of Los Angeles and the West in June 2009. His theme for the conference is The Poor and in this opening lecture, he takes us to the song of the Theotokos for a model of what it means to be poor. Our thanks to Chad Harris for the recordings.

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Nov 11, 2007

Understanding the Cross of Christ

Fr. Tom takes an extensive look at the death of Christ and the juridical assumptions that have been taught largely in the West. This talk was given in March 2009 at Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Charleston, SC.

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Nov 11, 2007

Our Death in Him

Part 3 of a talk given at Holy Dormition Monastery at a retreat sponsored by the Orthodox Women in The Healing Ministries.

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Nov 11, 2007

The Death of Jesus

Part 2 of a talk given at Holy Dormition Monastery at a retreat sponsored by the Orthodox Women in The Healing Ministries.

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1:19:04
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Nov 11, 2007

The Death of Christ and Our Death in Him: Contemporary Issues in Light of the Church’s Teachings

Part 1 of a talk given at Holy Dormition Monastery at a retreat sponsored by the Orthodox Women in The Healing Ministries, http://owhm.org.

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Nov 11, 2007

Spiritual Springtime for American Orthodoxy: Reflections on the last 40 Years

Fr. Tom spoke at the 40th Anniversary of the consecration of the chapel at the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, PA on September 27, 2008.

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Nov 11, 2007

The Lord’s Prayer

A talk given at the Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers on March 16, 2008 at Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Buffalo, NY.

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57:13
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Nov 11, 2007

Christ: The Icon of God

A sermon given at the the Divine Liturgy on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, March 16, at St. Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church in Lackawanna, NY.

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Nov 11, 2007

The Sermon on the Mount (Part 2)

Part 2 of a talk given at a Lenten retreat on March 15, 2008 at the St. Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church in Lackawanna, NY

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Nov 11, 2007

The Sermon on the Mount (Part 1)

Part 1 of a talk given at a Lenten retreat for the Council of Orthodox Christian Churches on the Niagara Frontier on March 15, 2008 at the St. Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church in Lackawanna, NY

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Nov 11, 2007

Who is the Theotokos (Part 3-4)

Part 3-4 of a three-part lecture series delivered at the Northern California Antiochian Diocesan Women's Retreat, November 9-11 2007 at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA.

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32:40
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Nov 11, 2007

Who is the Theotokos (Part 3-3)

Part 3-3 of a three-part lecture series delivered at the Northern California Antiochian Diocesan Women's Retreat, November 9-11 2007 at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA.

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32:18
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Nov 11, 2007

Who is the Theotokos (Part 3-2)

Part 3-2 of a three-part lecture series delivered at the Northern California Antiochian Diocesan Women's Retreat, November 9-11 2007 at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA.

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31:41
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Nov 11, 2007

Who is the Theotokos (Part 3-1)

Part 3-1 of a three-part lecture series delivered at the Northern California Antiochian Diocesan Women's Retreat, November 9-11 2007 at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA.

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29:58
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Nov 11, 2007

Who is the Theotokos (Part 2-4)

Part 2-4 of a three-part lecture series delivered at the Northern California Antiochian Diocesan Women's Retreat, November 9-11 2007 at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA.

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17:33
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Nov 11, 2007

Who is the Theotokos (Part 2-3)

Part 2-3 of a three-part lecture series delivered at the Northern California Antiochian Diocesan Women's Retreat, November 9-11 2007 at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA.

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42:36
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Nov 11, 2007

Who is the Theotokos (Part 2-2)

Part 2-2 of a three-part lecture series delivered at the Northern California Antiochian Diocesan Women's Retreat, November 9-11 2007 at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA.

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32:52
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Nov 11, 2007

Who is the Theotokos (Part 2-1)

Part 2-1 of a three-part lecture series delivered at the Northern California Antiochian Diocesan Women's Retreat, November 9-11 2007 at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA.

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41:15
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Nov 11, 2007

Who is the Theotokos (Part 1-2)

Part 1-2 of a three-part lecture series delivered at the Northern California Antiochian Diocesan Women's Retreat, November 9-11 2007 at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA.

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33:47
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Nov 11, 2007

Who is the Theotokos (Part 1-1)

Part 1-1 of a three-part lecture series delivered at the Northern California Antiochian Diocesan Women's Retreat, November 9-11 2007 at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA.

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27:37
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Nov 11, 2007

Creativity and Art (Part 2)

This is the second part of a lecture delivered at the Ligurgical Music conference sponsored by PSALM at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Cicero, IL, August 2006. DVD's of the entire conference are available from orthodoxpsalm.org.

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41:52
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Nov 11, 2007

Creativity and Art (Part 1)

This is the first part of a lecture delivered at the Ligurgical Music conference sponsored by PSALM at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Cicero, IL, August 2006. DVD's of the entire conference are available from orthodoxpsalm.org.

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37:11
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