August 14th, In Progress

I had a great conversation with Fr. George Bazylevsky, a Ukrainian priest who was born in the soviet era. I talked to him on background about the Orthodox Church in Ukraine, and came away with some very interesting things I’ll share soon in my ongoing response to the book Church, Tradition, and Scripture. I also…

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Review: Ask for the Ancient Paths

I recently read through Ask for the Ancient Paths by Fr James Guirguis (sales info link).  Before too much time passed I wanted to pass along my thoughts on the book.  Note that I’ve also done an interview with Fr James about his book that I’ll be posting soon on my Conversations podcast. The Good…

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Epistle of Barnabas

I have recorded and posted the Epistle of Barnabas, an early Greek epistle attributed to the Barnabas in Acts, on the Fathers on the Go podcast. The Epistle of Barnabas was included in the New Testament canon in some early and important manuscripts, though it is unclear if it was considered actual Scripture or merely…

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Interview with Fr James Guirguis

Last night I interviewed Fr. James Guirguis about this new book, Ask for the Ancient Paths. Ancient Faith Publishing provided me with a review copy of the book, and I’ll be posting the review soon.  I enjoyed my conversation with Fr. James quite a bit, and I look forward to sharing our conversation soon…

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Lent for the Orthodox

I was recently asked by my protestant friend Alicia Chole to write a little bit about Lent in the Orthodox Tradition.  I gave it a little thought, and this is what I came up with:   In the Orthodox Tradition Lent, or the Great Fast, is about expectation and preparation. To fully understand what Lent…

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