Fr. Philip LeMasters, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Religion at McMurry University, argues that the fundamental problem with same-sex marriage is not the rising support for it; rather, it's that so many Christians have forgotten the holy and unique vocation of the man/woman relationship.
The 19th Annual Ancient Christianity and African-American Conference was held this past weekend (May 25-27, 2012), hosted by the Brotherhood of St. Moses the Black at Antiochian Village in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. Listen here to the opening addresses and then click on the image to the left to hear the rest of the talks.
On the Sunday after Ascension and before Pentecost, the appointed Scripture readings for the Divine Liturgy have striking similarities between the Apostle Reading (Acts 20) and the Gospel (John 17:1-13). Read these 2 "farewell addresses" and then listen to Fr. Tom's teaching that he recorded in his study following the Liturgy.
Listen to this thoughtful presentation from the archives of Speaking the Truth in Love with Fr. Thomas Hopko as he explores the significance of the crucified, buried, risen, and glorified Christ.
On a new "Theology: The Deeper Breath of the Entire Body of the Church," Dr. Philip Kariatlis briefly examines the historical context in which the Nicene Creed first emerged. In so doing, he sets the scene for a better appreciation of the creed's content, which will be analyzed in future podcasts.
Kevin Allen's guests are Dr. Philip Mamalakis and Andrew Williams, the creators and facilitators of “Finding the freedom to live in the image of God,” a new therapeutic program based on Orthodox principles for sexual addictions and sex-related issues.
On the 6th Sunday of Pascha, we read about the healing of the blind man. What does this miracle of Christ tell us about the blind man, about God, about Jesus and ultimately, about us? Fr. Thomas Hopko explore these themes in this episode from the archives.
An Evangelical Protestant rock festival that serves as a hotbed for Eastern Orthodoxy? That’s exactly what Bobby Maddex found last July at the Cornerstone Music Festival in Bushnell, Illinois. Listen here to his audio documentary on the subject, exclusive to Ancient Faith Radio.