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

Datesort icon Episode Podcast Description
February 17, 2010 The Manhattan Declaration

Fr. Chad discusses The Manhattan Declaration, "a call of Christian conscience" that he helped produce, and defends Orthodox participation in such cultural manifestos.

February 13, 2010 A Homily for the Beginning of Lent

As the Lenten season begins, Fr. Tom Hopko reads a brief sermon penned by Fr. John Parker of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Mt. Pleasant, SC. This sermon was written in the style and tradition of St. John Chrysostom's well known and loved Paschal Homily.

February 11, 2010 Darwin and Christianity - Part 4

In part 4 of Fr. Tom Hopko's talks on the Darwinian revolution, he looks at what Charles Darwin may have experienced in terms of Christianity in his day.

February 9, 2010 Studying and Communicating the Church Fathers

Today Fr. Tom talks about the study and communication of the Fathers of the Church according to Archimandrite Vasileios, retired Abbot of the Iviron Monastery on Mt. Athos.

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 Doctrinal Development

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.