Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Come Receive the Light Schedule of Programs for December 2008
Guest: Fr. Alexander Goussetis & Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos
Topics: Far Eastern Religions & St. Nicholas
Fr. Alexander Goussetis, author of "Encountering World Religions: An Orthodox Christian Perspective," with the third installment of our series on World Religions and how they compare to Orthodox Christianity. This week, Fr. Alexander discusses Confucianism and Taoism. Also, Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos, the Bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Diocese of the U.S.A, talks about the life and witness of the real Santa Claus: St. Nicholas the Wonderworker.
Guest: Fr. Michael Oleksa
Topics: St. Herman of Alaska & Orthodox Missions in America
Fr. Michael Oleksa, who has written extensively on topics related to missiology and Orthodoxy in the United States, talks with Fr. Chris about the Orthodox approach to missions and how Orthodox Christians should relate to American culture. Also, Fr. Chris speaks to a Canadian youth group about why they find inspiration in the story of St. Peter the Aleut, a young Native American who was martyred for the Orthodox Faith.
Guest: Fr. Philip LeMasters
Fr. Philip LeMasters, author of "The Goodness of God's Creation," talks with Fr. Chris about mankind's spiritual mandate to care for God's creation.
Guests: Fr. Stephen Ritter & Fr. Demetrios Tonias
Topics: Mary & St. Stephen the First Martyr
On the day after Christmas, Orthodox Christians celebrate the life of
Mary, the Mother of God. Fr. Stephen Ritter discusses what Scripture and
Christian Tradition tell us about the Christ Child's mother. Also, Fr.
Demetrios Tonias speaks about the life and witness of another great
saint celebrated soon after Christmas: St. Stephen the Protomartyr.
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