June 2016

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

First Things Foundation

Bobby Maddex interviews John Heers, the co-founder and director of the First Things Foundation, the goal of which is to help the poorest of the poor with sustainable and enduring aid without crippling the local economy or demeaning the recipients.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Time Eternal

Is There Time in Heaven?

Dr. Nicole Roccas revisits the question of time in heaven from two different vantage points: Hellenic Greek philosophy and the Old Testament. Greeks and Jews of late antiquity had pretty different beliefs when it came to time and eternity, and both paradigms have implications for how one views the Incarnation.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Raising Saints

Tongues of Fire: Teaching the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit can be a difficult and abstract concept to explain to young people, so in honor of the feast of Pentecost, Elissa Bjeletich explores the story of the tongues of fire, as well as the prayer "O Heavenly King," to find ways to describe this most mysterious person of the Holy Trinity.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

The Cerulean Locket

Bobby Maddex interviews Justina Uram, an Orthodox public interest attorney with degrees from Penn State Dickinson School of Law and Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She is also the author of a brand new novel titled The Cerulean Locket, which is published by Tilden Terrence Press.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

The Opinionated Tailor

Watchful Work

Kh. Krista West encourages us to learn to work efficiently and deeply and make every moment count. Here she shares specific skills and techniques for making your work more watchful.

Monday, June 06, 2016

Hearts and Minds

God Is Love, but Love Is Not God

Love is too precious, too powerful, and too popular to mean anything we want it to. Instead, says Fr. John Oliver, love needs definition and contour so that we may know what love is not, just as we may know what love is.

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