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.

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

St. Brenden and the Universal Church

On Theologically Thinking, Terry Mattingly and Fr. Chris discuss St. Brenden and his significance to the Universal Church.

Sep 27, 2013

I Believe – Guarding Against Heretical Teachings

Continuing in our theme of “I Believe,” Theologically Thinking presents Fr. William Chiganos on the topic of “Guarding Against Heretical Teachin…

Sep 19, 2013

The Wrath of God

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Christopher Stamos discusses the true nature of God’s apparent anger.

Sep 12, 2013

The Feast Days of September

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos speaks to us about many Feast Days of September, including the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, The Nativity…

Aug 31, 2013

Saint Simeon – Quiet Place

On Turning to the Fathers, noted scholar Fr. John McGuckin discusses Saint Simeon. Listen to the words of Saint Simeon: “If you feel oppressed, go into…

Aug 22, 2013