Below are podcasts from St. Vladimir's Seminary faculty and staff.
|April 6, 2010||
Darwin and Christianity - Part 6
In his continuing series on Charles Darwin, Fr. Thomas reflects on the Darwinian revolution and Christian theology having to do with the Bible. How do the Scriptures relate to the scientific world in which we live especially following the 19th century?
|April 3, 2010||
Christ Is Risen - Truly He Is Risen
On this, the greatest of all Feast Days, Fr. Thomas explains what we, as Orthodox Christians, know for certain about Jesus Christ.
|March 30, 2010||
Great and Holy Week - Part 2
Fr. Thomas continues his examination of Passion Week with Jesus' teachings on the final judgment.
|March 27, 2010||
Fr. Thomas takes a closer look at the "Celebration of the Kingship of Christ."
|March 24, 2010||
In response to a listener's question, Fr. Thomas reflects on the phenomenon of suicide. How do we as Christians deal with it?
|March 16, 2010||
Darwin and Christianity - Part 5
In the 5th part of his series on Charles Darwin, Fr. Thomas talks about the relationship of this Darwinian Revolution and natural science in general to the issue of Orthodox Christian theology.
|March 15, 2010||
Predestination, Providence, and Prayer
Fr. Thomas Hopko explains how our acts, especially our prayers, are included in God's predestination based on His foreknowledge, and how our free-will actions, particularly our prayers, contribute to God's providence in our lives.
|February 26, 2010||
Does God Play Favorites?
Fr. Tom addresses a question that came in by email from a listener who is perplexed by the seemingly inequitable treatment of people by God. Why are some blessed and others experience so much turmoil? It's a common question that is often felt but not always expressed.
|February 22, 2010||
What is the place of the human body in our spiritual life?
|February 19, 2010||
The Sunday of Orthodoxy
As we celebrate the Triumph of Orthodoxy and the victory over iconoclasm, Fr. Tom gives a personal reflection on icons and their use and misuse.