Demographics of a Revolution

Demographics of a Revolution

The world is currently undergoing a very quiet but revolutionary change. Nations which since their inception have been Christian nations will soon become Islamic ones, and this is not due to violence or jihad, but due to demographics and birth rates. This is especially so in Europe, but North America...

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Sexuality and Self

Sexuality and Self

Fr. Anthony Messah of St. Timothy and St. Athanasius Church in Arlington, VA, begins our month-long look at human sexuality. Questions include: * What do we learn from Scripture about our sexuality? * How do we embrace the gift of our sexuality without struggling against it as a passion? *...

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How to Talk to Your Kids about Sex

How to Talk to Your Kids about Sex

Fr. Jason Roll, Director of the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, offers his thoughts on how we can talk with our kids about abstinence, birth control, and abortion. We’ll also hear about a book entitled Orthodox Christian Parenting: Cultivating God’s Creation.

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Anorexia, Faith, and Recovery

Anorexia, Faith, and Recovery

We conclude our month-long look at addiction with a young woman whose blog on recovering from an eating disorder is gaining quite a bit of attention. Join Fr. Chris as he speaks with Marina Abdel Malek about her anorexia, faith, and recovery process. To learn more, visit her blog at...

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Sex and Cohabitation

Sex and Cohabitation

Tune in for our final week of “Let’s Talk About Sex” to hear about living together before marriage and what God’s purpose for our sexuality is. Fr. Joseph Purpura speaks about the holiness of our sexuality and how it is meant to enrich our marital lives. We’ll also hear from...

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Dealing with Immorality in the Church at Corinth

Dealing with Immorality in the Church at Corinth

Following our Theme of “Let’s Talk About Sex,” we sometimes assume that attention to this topic is only something modern. But the Early Church also grappled with how to balance an appropriate esteem for marriage with speaking out against abuses of our God-given sexual faculties. On Special Moments in Orthodoxy,...

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Talking to Your Kids About Sex

Talking to Your Kids About Sex

This week on CRTL we get an update from Anne Van Fossen of the Classical Learning Resource Center, which offers a range of online courses. To learn more about their upcoming courses, visit www.clrchomeschool.com. Plus, we’ll continue our monthly conversation about sex and faith with Dr. Philip Mamalakis of Holy...

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Friends with Benefits – Is This Common?

Friends with Benefits – Is This Common?

Tune in for our show on the monthly topic of “Let’s Talk About Sex.” We start out by hearing from Dr. Albert Rossi on friends-with-benefits arrangements. How common is that behavior? What does it reveal about not only our understanding of sex, but also our view of relationships? But first,...

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Let’s Talk About Sex

Let’s Talk About Sex

I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but I will not be mastered by anything. 1 Corinthians 6:12 Dear Faithful, So, let’s talk about sex! Yes, you read correctly, my dear friends. No, this is not going to...

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