January 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Voices from St. Vladimir's Seminary

The Past, Present, and Future of Orthodox Music

Father Ivan Moody—prolific composer, sought after conductor, editor of sacred music, and author and lecturer—speaks on "The Past, Present, and Future of Orthodox Music" in this public conversation at St. Vladimir's Seminary. He touches upon everything from deciphering early musical notation written on papyri to creating fresh repertoire in sacred music, and from the “monophony and polyphony wars” in church history to the therapeutic function of music in contemporary church and society.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Ancient Faith Presents

Royal Ruckus

We interview Jamey Bennett, an editor and occasional contributor to Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick’s Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy blog. He is likewise a member of Royal Ruckus, a two-man rap group that has a brand new album titled The Summer of the Cicadas.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Ancient Faith Presents

About American Orthodox Geography and American Orthodox Bishops

We interview Alexei Krindatch, the Research Coordinator of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, about a new map posted to the Assembly website titled "Orthodox Bishops and Parishes in the United States."

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Ancient Faith Presents

Nazo Zakkak

We interview Nazo Zakkak, the Composer in Residence for the Antiochian Archdiocese in North America, about a new CD of American Orthodox music.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Ancient Faith Presents

OCF College Conference

On a new "Ancient Faith Presents," Bobby Maddex interviews Mark Sultani, a college student at the University of Michigan, about Orthodox Christian Fellowship and its annual College Conference.

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Time Eternal

Three Strategies for a Happy New Year

The new year is upon us! It's a season when lots of people are thinking of goals and self-improvement. In this episode, Dr. Nicole Roccas shares some strategies she has learned as a writing consultant about how to set goals without becoming perfectionistic or destructive . . . also, why shell collecting is a perfectly good new year's resolution.

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