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Ancient Faith Audio Podcasts

Ancient Faith Ministries, a department of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America with a pan-Orthodox outreach, produces a wide variety of online audio programming, including an extensive range of downloadable content, distributed via Ancient Faith Radio. It is our hope that the selection of podcasts here, which are frequently refreshed and updated, will enrich and nourish the spiritual lives of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian faithful.

The Arena The Global Crisis of Religious Liberty and the Mission of the Church
February 27, 2012
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Roads From Emmaus From General Hospital to the Hospital of Souls:  Interview with Jonathan Jackson
February 27, 2012
Four-time Emmy award-winner Jonathan Jackson, star of General Hospital and Tuck Everlasting, talks with Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick about his journey into Orthodox Christianity, his family, how he lives his faith as a Hollywood actor, music and writing, on this special episode of Roads From Emmaus.

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Close to Home Cleaning House
February 27, 2012
On this first day of Great Lent, Molly compares the condition of her house with the condition of her soul.

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Roads From Emmaus “Giving Up Something” For Lent
February 26, 2012
Fr. Andrew Damick comments on a recent article in Christianity Today by Mark Galli entitled "Giving Up Self-Discipline For Lent." He contrasts the Western view of Lent with an Orthodox perspective. Listen to Fr. Andrew's commentary below or read it by clicking on the image.

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The Arena The Church Speaks the Truth
February 22, 2012
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Roads From Emmaus The Transfiguration of Place: An Orthodox Christian Vision of Localism - Part 2
February 22, 2012
Fr. Andrew uses the term "Thinness of Place" to further explore the importance of localism and gives us 17 practical suggestions for moving closer to that ideal.

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Frederica Here and Now We Have to Tell Them
February 16, 2012
Frederica recounts her recent dream about waiting to learn the basis on which God will judge human beings.

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The Arena Interview with Bishop Andonios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
February 15, 2012
AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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The Arena Abandonment: Divine and Human
February 15, 2012
The Sunday of the Prodigal Son. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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The Arena Humility is Refreshingly Christian
February 7, 2012
Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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Roads From Emmaus The Transfiguration of Place: An Orthodox Christian Vision of Localism - Part 1
February 7, 2012
Fr. Andrew says we have become a global society of consumers at the expense of localism which has real implications for our Christian faith.

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Frederica Here and Now Miracles
February 4, 2012
Frederica addresses miracles, sharing a few that she herself has experienced, and then concludes with a song on the topic by her son David.

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The Arena Consecration
February 4, 2012
The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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The Arena Interview with Archbishop Joseph of the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America
February 1, 2012
AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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The Arena Prayer of the Heart in this Vale of Tears
January 31, 2012
The Canaanite woman. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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The Arena Love: The Most Excellent Way
January 30, 2012
The Supremacy of Love: Part one of seven. This is the first in a seven-part series. The six following lectures are available for purchase at Patristic Nectar Publications. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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All Saints Homilies Zacchaeus
January 30, 2012
Fr. Pat reflects on the story of Zacchaeus under three considerations: creativity, intuition, and incorporation.

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Roads From Emmaus A Peculiar People: Orthodox Christian Identity in a Hostile World - Part 2
January 26, 2012
In part 2, Fr. Andrew focuses on the importance of worship as Christians.

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The Arena Conquering Evil Thoughts with the Single Thought of Christ
January 24, 2012
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Frederica Here and Now A Christian Ending
January 18, 2012
Frederica interviews Dn. Mark and Mat. Elizabeth Barna, authors of A Christian Ending: A Handbook for Burial in the Ancient Christian Tradition, published by Divine Ascent Press.

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The Arena Interview with Metropolitan Jonah of the Orthodox Church in America
January 17, 2012
AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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The Arena The Axe is Laid at the Root of the Trees
January 17, 2012
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Close to Home A Better Way
January 13, 2012
We can choose to perpetuate our anxieties, despair, and defeatist attitudes or we can choose a better way.

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The Arena Christian Body-Building
January 11, 2012
Ephesians 4. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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Roads From Emmaus A Peculiar People: Orthodox Christian Identity in a Hostile World - Part 1
January 11, 2012
How should our lives differ from the world as Orthodox Christians? Fr. Andrew challenges us to embrace our faith amidst a growingly hostile environment.

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