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

Date Episode Podcast Description
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 14, 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 The Body

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.

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.