Thursday, July 30, 2009
Come Receive the Light Schedule of Programs for August 2009
Speaker: Fr. Theodore Pulcini
Topic: Face to Face: A Guide for Orthodox Christians Encountering Muslims
On this week's CRTL podcast: While you may see Islam mentioned in news, how much do you really know about its history or theology? Fr. Theodore Pulcini, an Orthodox Christian priest and a professor of comparative religion who teaches courses in Islamic civilization, expands on some of the key points in his new publication: "Face to Face: A Guide for Orthodox Christians Encountering Muslims."
Speaker: Dr. Peter Beutenoff
Topic: The Story of Creation: How the Fathers Understood Genesis
On this week's CRTL podcast: Today, many Christians disagree on how best to interpret the Book of Genesis. Some even disagree on how modern scientific theories like evolution should influence theology. But this debate is nothing new. Dr. Peter Bouteneff, a professor at St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, has studied and written about how the Early Christians addressed and resolved many of these issues. Tune in to find out about the intersection of scripture, science, creation, the ancient Christian faith -- and how it all applies to today's debates.
Speaker: Fr. Joseph Honeycutt
Topic: Defeating Sin - Overcoming Our Passions and Changing Forever 12/14/07
On this week's CRTL podcast: Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Joseph Huneycutt on his book "Defeating Sin: Overcoming Our Passions and Changing Forever." The Fathers describe this essential effort as the path to godliness--"theosis" in the Orthodox faith. You won't want to miss this powerful message! Also, His Eminence Archbishop Nicolae of the Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in the Americas speaks with Fr. Chris about preparing for and celebrating the feast of Christ's birth.
Speaker: Fr. Theodore Stylianopoulos
Topic: Faith, Works and Salvation 04/18/08
On this week's CRTL podcast: Fr. Ted Stylianopoulos, a professor of Orthodox Theology and New Testament at Holy Cross School of Theology, speaks with Fr. Chris about the essential and powerful message of the Gospel. Tune in to find out about the relationship between faith and works, and the Scriptural view of salvation.
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