The redemptive role of the female is an often overlooked treasure in the life of the Orthodox Church. Inspired by thoughts from the author Paul Evdokimov and the film The Kid with a Bike, Jeff Wisniewski shares his thoughts on the beauty of both womanhood and motherhood in the ancient Christian faith.
Virtually every liturgical service in the Orthodox Church includes this call to worship: "Come, let us worship and fall down before Christ." Fr. Thomas Hopko takes us to the source of that call in the Psalms.
On this new podcast from the host of "Orthodoxy Live," Fr. Evan Armatas shares meditations, sermons, classes, and lectures from St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colorado. Here he makes some introductory remarks on the Gospel of St. Mark for his weekly bible study class.
On the next "Ancient Faith Today" (2/24), Dr. Jeannie Constantinou, a professor of theology and religious studies at the University of San Diego, will speak with Kevin Allen about how the Orthodox Tradition relates to and interprets the Holy Scriptures. Listen to a preview here.
On this special OCF edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan takes calls from college students ranging from why we cross ourselves the way we do to why so much money is spent on altar decor that could be spent on the poor.
On this special episode of "Ancient Faith Presents," Orthodox writer and speaker John Granger lectures at the Church of the Holy Ascension in Norman, Oklahoma. John addresses eating, both during the fasts and outside of them, as an extension and echo of the Eucharist.
On February 8 and 9, 2013, Fr. Constantine Nasr, pastor emeritus of St. Elijah Orthodox Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the author of Mastering the Art of Marriage, published by Conciliar Press, conducted a marriage preparation seminar at the Antiochian Orthodox Basilica of St. Mary. Listen to the first session here.
On a new "In the World," renowned author and poet Scott Cairns presents issue 2.4 of the Saint Katherine Review. The review is a literary journal published by the newly founded St. Katherine Orthodox College, and here Dr. Cairns, its editor, shares some of the journal's content.
On a new "Ex Libris," Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Vassilios Papavassiliou, a priest of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain and the author of the new Conciliar Press book Meditations for Great Lent: Reflections on the Triodion.