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

Date Episode Podcast Description
October 14, 2013 Bishops - Part 44: The Church of Kiev and Rus

From Constantinople we go to the Church in Kiev and Rus from the 10th to the 13th Centuries.

October 7, 2013 The Slippery Slope

Fr. Thomas comments on the often used phrase "The Slippery Slope" and cautions about the assumptions made when using it.

September 19, 2013 Does Christian Tradition Have a Future? Fr. John Meyendorff’s Questions Revisited

The Very Rev. Dr. John H. Erickson, former seminary Dean (2002-2007), speaks at the first annual "Father John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture" at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary on September 15, 2013.

September 14, 2013 Bishops - Part 43: The Fall of Constantinople

One of the most significant events in Church history was the fall of Constantinople. Fr. Thomas helps us understand the the years immediately following the fall.

September 11, 2013 The Truth of Nature

Dr. Bruce Foltz, a professor of Environmental Philosophy at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, delivers a talk titled “The Truth of Nature.” The occasion for this lecture was the ecclesiastical new year, which St. Vlad’s marked by gathering to offer praise and thanksgiving to God the Creator and to contemplate the many gifts He has bestowed.

August 16, 2013 Bishops - Part 42: The Council of Florence

As the series on the structure and organization of the Church continues, Fr. Thomas reflects on the famous Council of Florence and the Orthodox participation and rejection of the Council.

July 30, 2013 Bishops - Part 41: 1st Half of the 15th Century

After several months, Fr. Thomas continues this series with a reflection on the 1st half of the 15th century and the further declarations of the Roman Catholic Church.

July 5, 2013 God and Death

Fr. Thomas gets down to basics with this episode by saying everything the ancient Christian Church believes about the world, society, nature, sex, humanity, and everything else comes down to its view of God and death.

June 10, 2013 Doctors and Medicine

In this episode, Fr. Tom talks about how we should view the practice of medicine and medication from an Orthodox Christian perspective.

June 5, 2013 Poverty Conference Four

Discovery Institute Senior Fellow and noted author Jay Richards was the keynote speaker at the Conference on Poverty, May 31 - June 1, 2013, at St. Vladimir's Seminary. Co-hosted by the Acton Institute, the event featured speakers from diverse backgrounds and disciplines who offered fresh ideas for Orthodox Christians on how to effectively minister to the poor. Other speakers and panelists included Dr. Antonios Kireopoulos, St. Vlad's alumnus and officer in the National Council of Churches; Seminary Trustee Dr. Nicholas Pandelidis; Fr Philip LeMasters, Dean of Social Sciences and Religion at McMurry University in Abilene, TX; Michael Miller of the Poverty Cure at Acton; John Couretas of Acton; and director of FOCUS North America in Pittsburgh, Subdeacon Paul Abernathy.