Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Come Receive the Light Schedule of Programs for October 2008
Guest: Albert Rossi & Frederica Mathewes-Green
Topics: Answering Listeners' Questions & Silence
Popular author Frederica Mathewes-Green answers listeners' questions on a
wide variety of topics. Tune in to find out what she thinks about the
Orthodox Study Bible, converting when your spouse isn't on board, politics, abortion policy, and the future of Orthodoxy in the Western world. Also,
Dr. Albert Rossi of St. Vladimir's Seminary on the role of silence in our prayer lives and personal relationships.
Guest: Fr. John McGuckin
Fr. John McGuckin, noted scholar and host of an OCN podcast series
called "Turning to the Fathers," discusses important points of
Orthodox Christianity and other Christian confessions, including the idea of "sola scriptura," the role of tradition, the communion of the saints and
more. Fr. John recently gave a presentation on these issues to the World Council of Churches. He shares his thoughts on how his speech was received
and discusses the future of ecumenism.
Guest: Giles Milton
Topic: Paradise Lost: Smyrna 1922
Giles Milton, an international best-selling author, talks about his
newest book, "Paradise Lost: Smyrna 1922." Giles tells the largely
of the destruction of Smyrna, an extraordinary, heterogeneous and tolerant city with a large Orthodox Christian population â€" a disaster that would
prefigure the coming clash of civilizations between East and West.
Guest: Albert Rossi
Topic: Time Management
Dr. Albert Rossi of St. Vladimir's Seminary offers some practical steps
to help us set aside more time for family, relationships and meaningful
spiritual growth in a busy world.
Guest: Richard Swinburne
Topic: Was Jesus God? A Rational, Philosophical Defense of Christian Faith
Does Christianity make sense? Can a rational, modern person believe that
Jesus rose from the dead? Richard Swinburne, an internationally
professor of philosophy from Oxford University, explains why he believes that the main Christian doctrines about the nature of God and his actions in
the world are true â€" and rationally justifiable, even in today's world of science, sophistication and doubt.
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