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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.

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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All Saints Homilies The People Sitting in Darkness
January 10, 2012
Fr. Pat discusses the quotation of the prophecy of Isaiah in Matthew 4.

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The Arena The Mystery of Humility
January 9, 2012
The Baptism of Christ in the Jordan.

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Close to Home The Bigger Picture
January 5, 2012
Molly learns a lesson in scale and perspective with her camera and discovers a analogy for her spiritual walk with Christ as a New Year begins.

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Frederica Here and Now Sum
January 4, 2012
Frederica discusses the fiction book Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, written by the neuroscientist David Eagleman, as well as the non-fiction book A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson.

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The Arena Interview with Bishop Michael of the Orthodox Church in America
January 4, 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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