Speaking the Truth in Love

Speaking the Truth in Love

Fr Thomas Hopko and Ancient Faith Radio

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Re-Marriage in the Orthodox Church

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In light of the debate in the Roman Catholic Church about divorce and re-marriage, Fr. Tom offers the Orthodox view of this topic as well as an explanation of the fundamental difference in how marriage is viewed in Orthodoxy. We are so happy to have Fr.Tom back recording podcasts. Please continue to...

Bishops - Part 57: Anton Chekhov

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Today Fr. Tom speaks about the famous author Anton Chekhov from 19th-century Russia...

Bishops - Part 56: St. Philaret of Moscow

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One of the most influential and revered figures of 19th-century Orthodox Russia was St. Philaret of Moscow. Fr. Tom also speaks about Leo Tolstoy...

Bishops - Part 55: 19th Century Clergy in Russia

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In his continuing series on bishops and Church organization, Fr. Thomas speaks about various clergy figures from that time. He references the book My Life's Journey: The Memories of Metropolitan Evlogy...

Relax, God is in Control - Final Thoughts

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Fr. Thomas Hopko takes one last look at the phrase "Relax, God is in Control" and provides information on additional material he has written and spoke about regarding this general topic. Here is the list: Abba: The Tradition of Orthodoxy in the West by Met. Kallistos Ware And from his Speaking the T...

Bishops - Part 54: 19th Century Russia

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For the next few podcasts, Fr. Tom will be looking at the important 19th century in Russian Orthodox history. He recommended several books but in particular these three. The Heart of Russia by Scott M. Kenworthy The Making of Holy Russia by Fr. John Strickland Russian Orthodoxy on the Eve of Revolut...

God Is In Control - Revisited

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Fr. Tom returns to the subject of his recent episode "God Is In Control. Yes or No?" He responds to the listener feedback and clarifies his thoughts on the subject...

Bishops - Part 53: The Impact of the 19th Century on Clergy and Laity

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Last time, Fr. Tom talked about the Ottoman Empire and its demise. Today he reflects on the impact of Turkish rule on Orthodox clergy and laity...

God Is In Control - Yes or No?

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We hear the phrase "God is in control" and may even use it from time to time when trying to make sense of a difficult situation. Fr. Thomas Hopko evaluates that phrase and challenges us to rethink it...

Bishops - Part 52: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire

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Fr. Tom takes up his series on the bishops and structure of the Church and moves to the 19th Century fall of the Ottoman Empire...
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