Orthodoxy Explained

Orthodoxy Explained draws on the fabulous wealth of OCN’s recorded archives to bring you the voices and perspectives of Orthodox priests and teachers, past and present, sharing the treasures of Orthodoxy. If you want to enrich your faith, satisfy your curiosity, or simply stretch your mind, you have come to the right place.

Acts of Thanksgiving

On Worship in Spirit and Truth, Dr. Demetrios Katos discusses the most important devotion of Christian Worship – Acts of Thanksgiving. With Thanksgiving…

Nov 22, 2013

How Will We Thank God?

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Athanasios Haros explores The Parable of the Rich Fool in Luke 12.16-21 “What shall I do?” asks the rich fool? How will…

Nov 22, 2013

The Eucharist

On Harmony of Thunder, we hear the words of St. Cyril of Jerusalem expounding the fact that the Eucharist is in fact the Body and Blood of Christ, a doctrine…

Nov 14, 2013

The Nativity Fast: What’s it all about?

As we begin the Nativity Fast, we hear in Theologically Thinking about the significance of this important Church discipline.  

Nov 14, 2013

Angels Everywhere

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Stanley Harakas presents a reading entitled “Angels are Everywhere.”

Nov 07, 2013

Interpreting the Gospel of John

In honor of St. John Chrysostom’s Feast Day on November 13, we will explore that great Saint and Preacher’s excellence in homilies. On Harmony of Thunder,…

Nov 07, 2013

St. Diadochos of Photiki and Material Gain

In the modern world, we are absorbed with material gain. On Turning to the Fathers, Fr. John McGuckin explores the perspective of St. Diadochos of Photiki,…

Oct 31, 2013

Picture of Zacchaeus

St. Gregory Palamas paints a picture of Zacchaeus (St. Luke 19:1-10) as a man who wanted both sin and salvation, the old law and the new testament, riches…

Oct 31, 2013

Advice on Loving Those Who Annoy You

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Jacob Myers gives advice on “Loving Those Who Annoy You.”

Oct 24, 2013

Radio Drama: The Great Martyr Demetrios

This Theologically Thinking episode features a “radio drama” of the life of the Great Martyr Demetrios, a high-ranking Roman military official…

Oct 17, 2013

A Modern Debate in Ancient Times

The more things change, the more they stay the same! On Harmony of Thunder, we face the question: “What was the Evolution vs. Creationism debate like…

Oct 10, 2013

Do You Need Jesus As Much As Grandma Did?

As we ponder the frenetic monotony of modern times, we hear in Theologically Thinking from Fr. Chris Makiej who asks “Did Grandma Need Jesus More Than…

Oct 04, 2013
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