OrthoAnalytika

These are the notes from the teaching Divine Liturgy we celebrated for our children and youth (of all ages!) on 10/22/17.  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20171022-TeachingLiturgy.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 6:24pm EDT

Who is Christ?  Why did He suffer and die for us who could nothing for him in return?  This isn't a "live" recording (the recorder cut out too early), but a (fairly dull) reading of the homily notes.  Enjoy!

Direct download: 20171015-ChristtheHero.mp3
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In this class, Fr. Anthony talks about the ambiguity of names in the Bible and why people get hurt when they go against God's will (e.g. the the burning of part of the camp, the quail plague, and Miriam's leprosy).  We had to use our back-up recording which doesn't pick up the audience well (please forgive; the recorder's battery died mid-class).

Direct download: 20171024-BS-FamilyTrouble.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 10:53am EDT

Why might an Orthodox Christian read The Shack?  Why might it better not to?  Fr. Anthony shares and evaluates many of the critiques of the The Shack, putting it within the context of evangelism.  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20171019-TheShack.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 6:56pm EDT

How (not) to make the Bible say the opposite of what it means.  Examples from Numbers on how to draw out Scripture's deeper meaning.

Direct download: 20171010-BS-Redemption.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 2:14pm EDT

What does it mean to become a "fisher of men"?  How is it heroic?  Homily on St. Luke 5:1-11 and 2 Corinthians 9:6-11.

Direct download: 20171008-FishinginChaoticWaters.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 8:16pm EDT

What is Leviticus good for?  In what way(s) is Christ a scapegoat?  This and more in tonight's Bible Study (20171003).

Direct download: 20171003-BS-Leviticus.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 5:06pm EDT

In this homily for the Sunday after the Exaltation of the Cross, Fr. Anthony talks about what it means to "deny yourself" and follow Christ and why doing it wrong can cost a man his soul.

Direct download: 20171001-LosingYourSoul.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

In this homily on The Parable of the Talents, Fr. Anthony discourages us from interpreting scripture in a way that would turn God into a monster.  He then argues that the point of the parable is to convince us of the need to do good in this world.  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20170924-TheMomentumofVirtue.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

This month (September 2017), the St. Sophia Seminary Library Book Discussion Group invited iconographer Lynette Hull to speak about "The Art of Seeing; Paradox and Perception in Orthodox Iconography" by Fr. Maximos Constas. Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20170921-IconographyBookDiscussion.mp3
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Why did Jesus pick "Love your God..." as the greatest commandment?  Fr. Anthony gives us three reasons: historical precedence, human flourishing, and that it prepares us to love one another (and ourselves).  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20170917-ThePrimaryDirective.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

In this episode, Fr. Anthony describes (and acts out, although you'll just have to imagine that) the Gospel in terms of the breaking down of the wall we have built up between us, Him, and our inheritance.  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20170827-TearDownThatWall.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 7:32pm EDT

Today Fr. Anthony read the Bishops' statement denouncing the events in Charlottesville specifically and racism more generally.  A head's up: at the end he meant to say "differences", not "divisions".  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20170820-Charlottesville.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 8:48pm EDT

The theme of this year's "Mommy & Me; Daddy & Me" encampment at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Camp was "Champions of the Faith."  In this talk, Fr. Anthony shares his thoughts on heroism, dragon slaying, and how we can use the power of Christ to tame chaos and bring order to our lives and relationships with others.  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20170620-CampTalkonHeroism.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 9:39pm EDT

St. Paul compares living well to building a house.  In this (short Summer) homily, Fr. Anthony explains what St. Paul meant and why it is such Good News.

Direct download: 20170806-HomilyonBuilding.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 9:05pm EDT

In today's Gospel, we hear how Christ fed the multitudes by multiplying two fishes and five loaves.  In this homily, Fr. Anthony offers three Christian (and political economic) strategies for feeding the world.

Direct download: 20170730-HomilyonFishing.mp3
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In this episode, Fr. Anthony challenges Christians to call down grace from above by "bearing the burdens" of the weak.  Enjoy the show!   

Direct download: 20170723-BearingBurdens.mp3
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Fr. Anthony argues that those who claim that Christians have to pretend that wolves are sheep make a mockery of the Gospel and open their communities to predation.  Sorry about the poor audio quality!

Direct download: 20170716-HomilyonForgiveness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25pm EDT

It figures that a priest would pick "The Prayer Book" as his favorite book, right?  Listen as Fr. Anthony makes a case for breathing life into the prayers in the prayer book on a regular basis. One of the many benefits is that it will make the Orthodox worldview (the myth that is true!) real in your life and thus allow you to live more efficiently.  Let us know what you think!

Direct download: 20170720-PrayerBook.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 9:09pm EDT

In this episode, Fr. Anthony gives a short Summer homily on St. Paul's message to believe and accept the gift of salvation.

Direct download: 20170709-Homily_-_7917_7.18_PM.mp3
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This is a recording of the homily from the third Sunday after Pentecost, 2017 (Romans 5:1-10 and Matthew 6:22-33).  In it, Fr. Anthony underscores the reliable of Christ and St. Paul as teachers and focuses on three themes in today's readings: that life is hard; that things are going to get better; and that we need to trust God and The Way.

 

Direct download: 20170725-Homily.mp3
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Homily given on 18 June 2017.  On gratitude, the fruitful ground of Rus-Ukraine, and our call to imitate the heroic valor and commitment to Christ of St. Volodymyr.  Sorry about the audio quality (I used my phone).

Direct download: Homily-AllSaintsofUkraine2017.mp3
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Fr. Anthony Perkins discusses Nikolai Gogol's "Meditations on the Divine Liturgy".  The talk was part of both the St. Sophia Seminary Library Book of the Month Club and the Sacred Music Retreat.  He gave the talk on 15 June 2017.

Direct download: Perkins-Gogol.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:58pm EDT

Protodeacon Ihor Mahlay (St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, Parma OH) provides examples of and discusses Ukrainian Orthodox Worship music from the past several centuries.  This talk was given at the Sacred Music Retreat at St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Seminary (S. Bound Brook, NJ) on 14 June 2017.

Direct download: PDIhor-UkrainianMusicAppreciation.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 6:49pm EDT

Fr. Silouan Rolando(http://www.unmercenary.com/) talks about the history of Ukrainian worship music.  Lecture recorded 6/13/17 at the Sacred Music Retreat, St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Seminary.

Direct download: FrSilouan-HistoryofUkrainianChant_-_61417_6.10_PM.mp3
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In this lecture, Fr. Anthony Perkins uses Genesis One to explain what music is, what it reveals to us about God and our relationship with Him, and why liturgy is so important for our health and that of the world. This lecture was recorded at the 2017 Sacred Music Retreat at St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Seminary in South Bound Brook, NJ on 12 June 2017. http://www.orthoanalytika.org/2017/06/12/notes-on-the-theology-of-music-and-liturgy/

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In this episode, Fr. Anthony talks about the Orthodox Christian theology of "humanitarianism" using examples from the life the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.

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In this episode, I interview Joshua Oryhon, Orthodox Christian, grown-up PK, and social media power user and content provider.  We discuss the dangers of social media for our youth and how priests' families can nurture faith in "the aquarium." 

Direct download: 20151008-SocialMediaandPKs.mp3
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After a bit of satire on Putin's war against Ukraine, Fr. Anthony has a long discussion with Fr. Paul Koroluk, a priest of the UOC-KP (the largest, though canonically-unrecognized, Orthodox Church in Ukraine).  We share a vision of Ukraine and Ukrainian Orthodoxy that we hope will allow for a more sympathetic (or at least objective) understanding of Ukraine, Ukrainian Orthodoxy, and Ukrainian aspirations.

Direct download: 20141104-UkrainianOrthodoxy.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:10pm EDT

The rapture: why are people excited about it and what's it all about?  Why is the Church facing hard times and how can/should it respond?  Fr. John Peck and I talk about these things, an alternative approach to catechizing and doing missions, and the best Nicolas Cage movies on THIS exiting episode - enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20140929-Rapturemania.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 4:38pm EDT

Before he was Orthodox and before he was a priest, Fr. Maximos worked with the biggest names in the paranormal: Ed and Lorrain Warren (of The Amityville Horror and The Conjuring fame/infamy) and John Zaffis (Haunted Collector).  We talk about his relationship with them, our opinions on blessed and cursed items, and the need for skepticism.  We warm up by discussing the new mission he serves and the priestly vocation.  Questions?  father.anthony@yahoo.com

Direct download: 20140901-FrMaximos.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 6:56pm EDT

Christ is born!  Glorify Him! Social Media Maven and Monastic, Fr. Peter Preble (Shepherd of Souls) talks with me about the vocation of monasticism in 21st century America.  I also snuck in another story by my son, Nicholas.  In this one, Kira is engaged in some serious spiritual warfare.  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20140110_Preble.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 1:10pm EDT

What is God calling you to do?  This show opens with a talk on vocations geared for everyone - vocations are not just for men in black!  I follow this with a short story by Rdr. Nicholas Perkins, and finish by asnwering some mail on paleo, fasting, and the Bread of Life.  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20131122_Vocations_Talk.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 9:55am EDT

In this episode, Fr. John and Fr. Anthony share their friendship and love of Christ and His Church with you.  They talk about vocations (Fr. John is the manager of the popular "Good Guys Wear Black" website and Fr. Anthony is the Director of Vocations for the UOC-USA), self-care and parish-care for priests and their families, and preparedness.  I think you'll really enjoy their conversation!

Direct download: 20130910_Fr_John_Peck_on_Vocations_and_Preparedness.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

This podcasts begins with advice for young people to become heroes.  The rest is devoted to introducing listeners to some findings in moral psychology and their relevance to Orthodoxy (hint- it's about ritual/Orthopraxis).  Lord willing, I'll be devoting more podcasts to devloping these themes.

Direct download: 20130807-Moral_Psychology.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 8:00pm EDT

The army trains like they fight so they can fight like they train.  Good training ingrains the accumulated lessons learned from generations of successful war-fighters.  Soldiers don't need to "get their Rambo on" to accomplish wartime missions, they just need to fight like they trained.  Spiritual warriors don't need to "get their saint" on in order to survive war and terrorism, they need to follow their training.  Orthodox Tradition, our training manual, contains the accumulated wisdom from generations of successful spiritual warriors.  In this podcast, I share three of the Orthodox lessons learned that have brought healing, peace, and joy to this broken man.  

Direct download: 20130422_Boston_Bombing.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 7:28pm EDT

Today's show addresses the questions of Lenten Paleo fasting, whether NDE's are proof of the soul etc., and what everyone should do to be prepared for the most likely emergencies.  I also talk about fun and transformative lenten disciplines like fasting, meditation, and walking.  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20130325-PPPwPP.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Taking a page from Jack Spirko's playbook (The Survival Podcast), I recorded this episode in the car.  The Men in Black stole the last 45 minutes of it, but it still includes about an hour on the fire that all but destroyed our temple on the feast of St. Michael, 2012. Enjoy!

Direct download: 20130315-fire.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

This episode begins with an introduction to Orthodox epistemology, but the bulk is spent in conversation with Rev. Jonathan Malone, PhD. He is a Baptist preacher with an interesting story to tell (teaser: a dark night of the soul answered through an apophatic pilgrimage on the Appalachian Trail). Enjoy!

Direct download: 20120215-Jonathan.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The hits keep coming!  After I share some of my thoughts on how to approach democratic politics as a member of a minority faith that has universalist moral truth claims (hint: I love the U.S. Constitution), I share an awesome interview with Professor Nick Gvosdev.  He gives historical and theological hope for a "third way" between total symphonia and martyrdom.

Direct download: 20121107-Gvosdev.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Today I set the context with a talk on the Orthodox theology of ghosts, then go into a captivating interview with author, paranormal investigator, radio personality, and friend, Paul Eno.  You don't want to miss this one!

Direct download: 20121031-Ghosts.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Today the gospel of the poor widow of Nain leads me to talk about the temtation of making idols of our children.  This sets up a wonderful discussion with Professor Juliana Golas (URI, Child Development) about what we can do to raise healthy and holy children.

Direct download: 20121023-Child_Development.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

This episode begins with a discussion of the sociological and cosmic effects if a few of us actually loved others without regard to cost or context, then goes into an awesome interview with Dr. Demetra about science and religion, youth education, and the dangers of GMO/H's.  Enjoy! 

Direct download: 20121015-Golden_Rule_and_Dr_D.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

This (now remastered) episode begins with an explanation of why Jesus calls a desperate woman a "dog" and a discourse on the need for spiritual "grit"; but the vast bulk of the show is given over to a wonderful interview with Chris Masterjohn, a PhD post-doc in nutrition who talks to us about eating real, eating ancestral, and how Orthodoxy and nutrition can combine to make us really healthy.  Enjoy!

Direct download: 20120930-Masterjohn-rm_2.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

In this episode, I start by sharing the news and press release from the third meeting of the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, then move into a wonderful interview on Orthodox media and prepping with Fr. John Peck.

Direct download: 20120916__Prepping_with_Fr_Peck.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

After talking about work, I interview Professor Nicolai Petro (URI) about the Pussy Riot case and and the history of Islam in Russia and what the Russian government has done in Tatarstan to avoid the rise of radical Islam there.

Direct download: 20120902_Politics_and_Religion_in_Russia.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

In this espode, I talk about changes to www.orthoanalytika.org and the podcast feed; the Church in the light of the Transfiguration; and share an interview on the paranormal and ecumenism with a priest and former paranormal investigator.

Direct download: 20120818-FrMaximos.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

In this episode, I use the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul to frame the "recent unpleasantness" surounding Patriarch Filaret's visit to Canada and the resignation of the OCA's Metropolitan then share a most excellent interview with Dr. Deborah Sirko-Osadsa about things that Spiritual Fathers and Christians should know about genetic testing (among other things).  Enjoy!

Direct download: 20120716_Deborah2.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 7:22pm EDT

Fr. Anthony talks about making America into a holy nation then interviews Fr. Peter Preble about his new book, Listening to the Heartbeat of God".  It's a good time!

Direct download: 201200621_FrPeter.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 4:50pm EDT

Fr. Anthony gives a pep-talk in memory and honor of all the saints, then shares an interview with a way-cool-genetic researcher, Dr. Deborah Sirko-Osadsa.  They talk about everything from chickens to cancer research to how easy it is to be a rational, scientific Orthodox Christian.  Enjoy!

Direct download: 201200615_Deborah.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 9:19pm EDT

Today I talk about Holy Week in Woonsocket, my ("the prepper priest") Interview with Bryan Davis / Doc Fermento, we cover some news, to include an explanation from the Rational Optimist on why things aren't as bad as Alex jones et al claim, a spot from a new sponsors:  Marriage (and Chastity) and one from an old (and real) sponsor: www.douglasaperkins.com (for all your training and research needs!), our "prepping with Pawlo" segment on Simplicity.  We finish with a Volya Moment on The Orthodox Way.

Direct download: 201200412_The_Orthodox_Way.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

In this episode, Fr. Anthony shares his dismay at the way we have convinced ourselves that we really like eating trash (metaphorically speaking), lets Pawlo Amerikanchuk talk about his cousin Venamin Franko, and talks about the consequences of breaking the law (of love).

Direct download: 20120225_Prodigal.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

Father Anthony shares the theology of seed catalogs, answers the mail on sexuality, church and state, and transhumanism; introduces a new sponsor (Genesis 6:2 Gene Blocker); and gives an Orthodox introduction to Islam.

Direct download: 20120206_Triodion.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 9:35pm EDT

In this edition, Fr. Anthony raves about Theophany, shares a commercial on parish fundraising, talks about some local news, lets Pawlo talk about prepping, and finishes with a Vol'ya moment on "The History of the World".  Enjoy!

Direct download: 20120120_Theophany.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 9:47pm EDT

In this edition, Fr. Anthony talks about hesychasm and the Nativity, shares a couple of bogus commercials, covers a few news items, and finishes with a Volya segment on Theophany and the sacramental theology of the Orthodox Church.  Enjoy!

Direct download: 20120113_Spirituality.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 11:51pm EDT

Fr. Anthony shares preparation lessons from Hurricane Irene, his epiphany on love during the recent birth of his youngest daughter, some gardening tips (sprouts!), two satiric advertisements, and a Vol'ya section on education.  Enjoy!

Direct download: 20110829_Education.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

20110729  In this edition, Fr. Anthony shares some details from his trip to a monastery, goes over some interesting news, talks about survival in difficult times, and waxes strong about gardening.  Enjoy the show!

Direct download: 20110729_Gardening.mp3
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20110617  After covering the paranormal mystery of music, priming sinners to become saints, breeding transbovine lactators, and the Providential genesis of the Ancient Astronauts, Fr. Anthony argues that the high level of support for torture among conservative Christians and of abortion among liberal (ORTHODOX!) Christians is derived far more from the world than from the Christ.  He encourages everyone to consider themselves first as members of the body of the Christ and - at best - temporary allies (rather than members of) political parties and even nations. Shownotes at www.orthoanalytika.org.

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Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

20110517  In this episode, Fr. Anthony talks about local news (including his family's new approach to parish growth), obesity, the singularity and transhumanism, the "blessing of the nails" (satire), the death of bin Laden, and the Orthodox understanding of death.  Enjoy!

Direct download: 20110517_uploading.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

20110429  Pawlo's Greatest Hits.

All Pawlo, All the Time

In this episode, I prolong my break from discussing things like nephilim, singularities, and the immortality of the soul in order to do what sitcoms do during writer's strike:  a best-of/flashback show.  The size of our audience has really grown over the last year, so many of you have not heard of Pawlo Amerikanchuk.  In this show, our crack sound editor found and compiled all the interviews and phone-ins that we had with Pawlo.  I know you are going to enjoy it!

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Direct download: 20110429-Pascha.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 10:38pm EDT

This show departs from the usual format.  It presents some of the sounds of Lent and Holy Week as they were voiced at St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Woonsocket this year.  Homilies from the Sundays of Saint John of the Ladder, Saint Mary of Egypt, and the Entry of Lord into Jerusalem are interspersed. 

Direct download: 20110420-Lent.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 3:37pm EDT

Fr. Anthony shares the Lenten Epistle of his bishops, shares some news from "Sartyr's Trident", talks about current paranormal, science, crunchy, and security events, then asks how we can evangelize the emerging adult moral theraputic deists.  Shownotes are available at www.orthoanalytika.org.

Direct download: 20110304-Singularity.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 7:10pm EDT

20110221  The Ontology of Evil

In addition to talking about evil, Fr. Anthony shares paranormal, science, and religion news and commentary.  He also shares a commercial for a new show that will pit prayer warriors against one another in a coliseum of pain, talks about the Bloodlands, and wonders if the situation of the OCA isn't similar to that of the ROCOR and UOC-USA in years past.

Direct download: 20110221_Evil.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 9:43pm EDT

20110128  In this episode, Fr. Anthony opposes the attacks of the new atheism with sections on the ontology of beauty and holiness, deals with some uncharitable comments about the priests of the UOC-USA, talks about paranormal, science, and religious news, and starts a new segment of satire: news from the Onion Dome.  Shownotes at www.orthoanalytika.org.

Direct download: 20110128_Beauty.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 6:49am EDT

In this edition, Fr. Anthony uses the example of orienteering to help explain finding virtue in our lives; talks about the news - to include some news from the new (militant) atheists; and share an interview with baby priest, Fr. Boris Kroner.  Enjoy!

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Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 8:39pm EDT

20101212  Fr. Anthony tells you to come to church, get healed, and stop using your religion against God; then he shares and comments on religious, paranormal, and science news; and provides three reasons why he doesn't like WikiLeaks. Enjoy!

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Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 2:55pm EDT

20101208  In this edition, Fr. Anthony describes the unity and peace that are offered through Christ - and the shameful way we often treat that offering. After that, he conducts a long interview with Fr. James Early on topics ranging from Orthodoxy in Houston to ways we can help families with special needs. Shownotes are available at www.orthoanalytika.org. Enjoy!

Direct download: 20101208_Early.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT

20101203  In this episode, Fr. Anthony compares the armor of God to that of the modern soldier, arguing that it is designed to be worn in its entirety. He also answers some mail - to include questions about Stargazer and Fr. Vasily, and spends a lot of time on the news. The concluding "Vol'ya" moment has to do with the healthy (and unhealthy) things that differentiate UOC-USA parishes.

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Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

20101126  What does Orthodoxy have to say about zombies and the zombie apocalypse? What can we do to help Orthodox priests who do not have beards? What do can we learn from Satan and the fallen angels? Get the answer to these and other questions on this edition of Orthoanalytika!

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Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

20101109  In this edition, Fr. Anthony talks about the demands love makes; completes his series on Orthodoxy and Aliens, shares an interview with Fr. Anthony Ugolnik, and talks about the relationship between citizenship and saintliness.

 

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20101017  Leaving the Barracks, News, and Poverty  In this edition, Fr. Anthony talks about how we need to leave the barracks and take the battle for love out into the streets; reacts to some news on mysticism, science, sociology, and religion; and shares a presentation on poverty that he gave to the Rhode Island Council of Churches "Faith and Order" Commission. Enjoy!

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Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

20101003  The Disease, an Interview, and Orthodox Moderation. In this episode, Fr. Anthony warns us about a raging pandemic; comments on religious, paranormal, and cultural news; interviews Fr. Dn. Boris about ordination, Orthodox literature, and aliens; and shares a talk on Orthodox extremism he gave for Diversity Week at the University of Rhode Island. Enjoy!

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Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

20100926  The Cross, Christianity and ET. Fr. Anthony describes the ontology of the Cross, shares some ET news and mail, and describes how various Christian theologians respond to the gauntlet thrown down by anti-Christians about the alleged incompatibility between Christian theology and the existence intelligent extra-terrestrial life. Enjoy!

Direct download: 20100926_Cross.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 2:57pm EDT

20100905 Labor, Rest, Science, Religion, and the Compatibility of ET's and Christianity

In this show, Fr. Anthony describes the virtue of labor and rest; responds to some mail; talks about recent news involving science and religion (to include Hawking's statement about the irrelevancy of God); and responds to the claim that Christianity and the existence of intelligent Aliens are incompatible. Enjoy!
Shownotes at www.orthoanalytika.org
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Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 2:56pm EDT

Fr. Anthony talks about the wedding feast, talks about the Truth, shares some interesting news, and interviews Dr. Demetra about the relationship between exercise and spirituality.

Direct download: 20100829_Feast.mp3
Category:Orthodox Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

In this episode, Fr. Anthony condemns ingratitude; clarifies his comment about "ethnic cemetary clubs";  shares thoughts on some interesting Church, Crunchy, Gadget, and Science news stories; and talks about "push" and "pull" conversion factors. 

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In this edition, dedicated to the Youth of our diocese, Fr. Anthony shares three observations about Christ's warning about the camel and the eye of the needle; shares an interview about the All Saints Camp "Mommy and Me, Daddy and Me" encampment.

Direct download: 20100815_Youth.mp3
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In this episode, Fr. Anthony joins St. Paul in comparing the life of the Christian to a house; talks about what the intelligence leak might mean for our government; and rants about the effect technology is having on our ability to pursue "the good life".

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In this episode, Fr. Anthony talks more about humility, nationalism and unity, and has an interview with Fr. Peter Preble about St. Colomba monastery in Southbridge, MA.

Direct download: 20100725_Monasticism.mp3
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In this episode, Fr. Anthony talks about the responsibilities of Christians to bear the burdens of the weak, interviews Sbdn. Nicholas about his paranormal experiences, and concludes his series on the theology of ghosts.

Direct download: 20100711_Responsibility.mp3
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In this episode, Fr. Anthony talks about the need for true freedom using the Cossacks and Minutement as examples and interviews Cheryl Madden (Order of St. Olha) on the Holodomor.

Direct download: 20100704_Holodomor.mp3
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Fr. Anthony talks about the time in between and begins his series on the Orthodox Theology of Ghosts.

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In this episode, Fr. ANthony talks about sin and suffering, spiritual warfare, and nationalism.

Direct download: 20100509_Suffering.mp3
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In this edition of Orthoanalytika, Fr. Anthony asks whether we would rather be put into the sheep pool or be healed by Christ; points out the disarming power of the incarnate Word; answers the mail on deacons & Communion; comments on the news; and finishes with a short bit on scarcity.

Direct download: 20100502_Paralytic.mp3
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In this edition, Fr. Anthony tells us what the Myrrhbearers can teach us about love; answers a question about gay marriage; talks about politics and religion; and reacts to a couple of articles on unity, culture, and assimilation.  Enjoy!

Direct download: 20100418_Myrrhbearers.mp3
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In this edition of Orthoanalytika, Fr. Anthony likens Great Lent (and especially Holy Week) to a Pilgrimage. The mail question is whether we should forgive people who refuse to repent. After the local news, he shares some thoughts on an Orthodox political economy. 

Direct download: 20100321_pilgrimage.mp3
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In this edition, Fr. Anthony talks about how asceticism leads to joy; talks about strange noises in the studios; and describes how to live without sin and begin to love (and all in about an hour!). We also shortened the exit blurb a bit. Enjoy! Show notes are available at www.orthoanalytika.org.

Direct download: 20100314_ladder.mp3
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In this edition, Fr. Anthony bookends the show talking about the need to embrace Orthodox mysticism as the path to theosis. Show notes are available at www.orthoanalytika.org

Direct download: 20100228_mysticism.mp3
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From the archives:  This week, Fr. Anthony talks about why icons (and theology) are important; compares Great Lent to the 2 mile race; shares some mail and local news; provides some encouragement for toilers; and interviews Fr. Dn. Boris about the Sunday of Orthodoxy in Boston and an interesting visit during an evening service. Enjoy!

Direct download: 20100221_orthodoxy.mp3
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From the archives:  In this edition, Fr. Anthony shares HMH Patriarch Bartholomew's Lenten Epistle, answers mail about forgiveness, talks about local news, suggests a Christian ending for the movie Avatar, and finishes with some thoughts on Orthodox Leadership.

Direct download: 20100214_forgiveness.mp3
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From the archives:  In this edition, Fr. Anthony compares the prodigal's brother to satan and warns us to avoid his fate; answers a question about "Universal Salvation"; shares some news - including an article about Orthodoxy and Life on Mars; and concludes with an episcopal epistle on Great Lent.

Direct download: 20100131_Prodigal-new.mp3
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From the archives: In this edition, Fr. Anthony discusses how Orthodox can thwart the strong temptation of the Pharisee; talks about language and the Word; shares some news; and finishes with a word of encouragement for those who care for the terminally ill.

Direct download: 20100124_Publican.mp3
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From the archives: In this edition, Fr. Anthony shares some thoughts about the mystical and practical implications of Theophany and interviews the Director of Youth Ministry for the UOC-USA, Natalie Kapeluk-Nixon on raising (and protecting) young saints. Enjoy!

Direct download: 20100117_Theophany.mp3
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From the archives:  In this edition, Fr. Anthony uses black socks to help share the wonder of the Nativity, talks about the news, and talks about how Orthodoxy understands the paranormal. He looks forward to your feedback (father.anthony@yahoo.com).
Direct download: 20100110_Nativity.mp3
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In this long lost archival "Sunday before the Nativity" edition, Fr. Anthony reads the Nativity Epistle from the Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops outside Ukraine; shares some interesting news stories; interviews Fr. Peter Preble (AFR: "Shepherd of Souls"); and finishes up talking about death and dying. Enjoy!

Direct download: 20100103_death.mp3
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In this long lost archival episode, Fr. Anthony talks about the need to take up God on His invitation to His house; then interviews Demetra Perlegas, PhD, about chastity in relationships.

Direct download: 20091227_Chastity.mp3
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In this long lost archival edition, Fr. Anthony talks about the gratitude of the Samaritan leper, share's St. Paul's lesson, talks about the news, and finishes with advice to seminarians.

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In this long lost archival episode, Fr. Anthony continues to present St. Paul's Letter to the Ephesians, talks about recent news, shares his top 30 paranormal movie picks, and exhorts everyone to quiet down and get ready for the Nativity.

Direct download: 20091213_Paranormal.mp3
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In this long lost archival episode, Fr. Anthony encourages everyone to join St. Paul in prison, goes over the scientific and international news, and explains why he is a priest in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Direct download: 20091129_Sentence.mp3
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In this long lost archive edition, Fr. Anthony shares the steps needed to enjoy the fruits Christ promised to all who love Him. He also answers the mail about "Authentic" Ukrainian Christianity, the martyred priest, Daniel, the global warming e-mail scandal, and the paranormal.

Direct download: 20091122_Program.mp3
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