Podcasts

Below are podcasts from St. Vladimir's Seminary faculty and staff.

Date Episode Podcast Description
April 18, 2010 The Canonization of Saints

Fr. Tom reflects further on the letter he received asking if God played favorites particularly as it relates to the canonization of saints.

April 12, 2010 Call No Man Father

Fr. Thomas addresses a listener question on the often misunderstood admonition in the Gospel of Matthew to call no man father.

April 9, 2010 Thomas Sunday

Father Thomas educates us on why the Sunday a week after our Lord's Resurrection is also called Antipascha.

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 Hosanna!

Fr. Thomas takes a closer look at the "Celebration of the Kingship of Christ."

March 24, 2010 Suicide

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.