Speaking the Truth in Love
Compelling Commentary on Christian Belief and Behavior
10/29/2014 | Download File (38.05 MB) - right click to download
For the next few podcasts, Fr. Tom will be looking at the important 19th Century in Russian Orthodox history. He recommended several books but in particular these three. The Heart of Russia - Kenworthy The Making of Holy Russia - Strickland Russian Orthodoxy on the Eve of Revolution - Shevzov
10/23/2014 | Download File (37.22 MB) - right click to download
Fr. Tom returns to the subject of his recent episode "God Is In Control. Yes or No?" He responds to the listener feedback and clarifies his thoughts on the subject.
10/16/2014 | Download File (32.84 MB) - right click to download
Last time, Fr. Tom talked about the Ottoman Empire and its demise. Today he reflects on the impact of Turkish rule on Orthodox clergy and laity.
10/6/2014 | Download File (34.80 MB) - right click to download
We hear the phrase "God is in control" and may even use it from time to time when trying to make sense of a difficult situation. Fr. Thomas Hopko evaluates that phrase and challenges us to rethink it.
9/24/2014 | Download File (38.56 MB) - right click to download
Fr. Tom takes up his series on the bishops and structure of the Church and moves to the 19th Century fall of the Ottoman Empire.