Below are podcasts from St. Vladimir's Seminary faculty and staff.
|February 4, 2010||
Theological Reflections on Calamity
How should we reflect on calamity and disasters like what was experienced in Haiti from a Christian perspective? Is God exacting judgment or is there another explanation? Fr. Tom Hopko helps us think this through.
|February 3, 2010||
The Prodigal Son and the Father’s House
Fr. Thomas takes a second look at the story of The Prodigal Son, this time focusing on the meaning of The Father's House.
|January 31, 2010||
Today Fr. Tom talks about theological formulation and explanation in the Orthodox Christian Church.
|January 29, 2010||
Speaking Out for Life
Fr. Tom was unable to attend the March for Life rally in Washington DC earlier this week but he did think about what he would have said had he been given the opportunity to speak.
|January 28, 2010||
Meeting of Christ in the Temple
Fr. Hopko explains that this feast marks the end of the Winter Pascha and the beginning of the season of repentance.
|January 26, 2010||
Christianity in the Time of Darwin
In part 3 of the Darwin series, Fr. Tom explores the Darwin era and what was happening at that time in Christianity.
|January 23, 2010||
Reflections on the Life and Work of Charles Darwin
Fr. Tom continues his series on Darwin and Christianity. This is part 2.
|January 20, 2010||
Darwin and Christianity - Part 1
What is the relationship between the concepts of natural selection and Christian theology? Fr. Tom begins a series of reflections on Charles Darwin and what he has learned in his research may surprise you!
|January 14, 2010||
A Conversation with St. Seraphim on the Holy Spirit
Fr. Tom Hopko talks about St. Seraphim's conversation with Nicholas Motovilov on "acquisition of the Holy Spirit."
|January 7, 2010||
Acquisition of the Holy Spirit
St. Seraphim of Sarov taught that the aim of the Christian life is to live by the Spirit of God. Today Fr. Tom explores the acquisition of the Holy Spirit.