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Last update: 2013-01-02

Women’s Ordination

2013-01-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 24s

Frederica argues that women's ordination is not the main reason converts come to Orthodoxy. …

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Women’s Ordination

2013-01-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 24s

Frederica argues that women's ordination is not the main reason converts come to Orthodoxy. …

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The Cost of Independence

2012-12-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Frederica tries to account for why couples are increasingly living together without getting married. …

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The Cost of Independence

2012-12-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Frederica tries to account for why couples are increasingly living together without getting married. …

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Escalator

2012-12-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 6s

Frederica encourages us to look for opportunities to grow spiritually by just allowing something to happen. …

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Escalator

2012-12-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 6s

Frederica encourages us to look for opportunities to grow spiritually by just allowing something to happen. …

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Popular Saints

2012-11-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 24s

Frederica wonders why some saints are more popular than others. …

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Popular Saints

2012-11-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 24s

Frederica wonders why some saints are more popular than others. …

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Basil Athas

2012-10-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 5s

Frederica interviews Basil Athas, a godly man and key character in her first book Facing East. …

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Basil Athas

2012-10-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 5s

Frederica interviews Basil Athas, a godly man and key character in her first book Facing East. …

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Flaws of the Fifties

2012-10-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 20s

Frederica examines a few of the differences between her parents' generation and her own. …

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Flaws of the Fifties

2012-10-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 20s

Frederica examines a few of the differences between her parents' generation and her own. …

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Einstein

2012-10-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18s

Frederica examines the spiritual life of Albert Einstein as expressed in a 1929 article in the Saturday Evening Post—published just three days before the Wall Street collapse that began the Great Depression. …

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Einstein

2012-10-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18s

Frederica examines the spiritual life of Albert Einstein as expressed in a 1929 article in the Saturday Evening Post—published just three days before the Wall Street collapse that began the Great Depression. …

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Fr. Makary

2012-09-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 32s

Frederica interviews Hieromonk Makary, the beekeeper at Holy Transfiguration Monastery in Bombala, New South Wales, Australia. …

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Fr. Makary

2012-09-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 32s

Frederica interviews Hieromonk Makary, the beekeeper at Holy Transfiguration Monastery in Bombala, New South Wales, Australia. …

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The Dangers of Sympathy

2012-09-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Frederica explains that "worried prayer" can actually be hurtful to the suffering person …

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The Dangers of Sympathy

2012-09-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Frederica explains that "worried prayer" can actually be hurtful to the suffering person …

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Russian Blasphemy

2012-08-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica explains to non-liturgical Christians why the actions of the recently convicted Russian protest group were sacrilege and especially insensitive to the Orthodox individuals who remained faithful throughout the Soviet era. …

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Russian Blasphemy

2012-08-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica explains to non-liturgical Christians why the actions of the recently convicted Russian protest group were sacrilege and especially insensitive to the Orthodox individuals who remained faithful throughout the Soviet era. …

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The Work of Theology

2012-08-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 35s

Frederica argues that the concept of "theology always in flux" is a dubious one. …

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The Work of Theology

2012-08-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 35s

Frederica argues that the concept of "theology always in flux" is a dubious one. …

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Pastors and Same-Sex Attraction

2012-07-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 9s

Frederica explores the many complex issues surrounding Orthodoxy clergy and their pastoral stance toward same-sex attraction. …

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Pastors and Same-Sex Attraction

2012-07-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 9s

Frederica explores the many complex issues surrounding Orthodoxy clergy and their pastoral stance toward same-sex attraction. …

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Loaf of Bread

2012-07-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

Frederica recounts the fascinating story of an Armenian woman who threw a loaf of bread into a garbage pit every day for thirteen years. …

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Loaf of Bread

2012-07-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

Frederica recounts the fascinating story of an Armenian woman who threw a loaf of bread into a garbage pit every day for thirteen years. …

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OCMC

2012-06-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica interviews Fr. Martin Ritsi, executive director of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center. …

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OCMC

2012-06-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica interviews Fr. Martin Ritsi, executive director of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center. …

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On Pentecost

2012-06-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 10s

Frederica reads "On Pentecost" by St. Romanos, the Melodist. …

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On Pentecost

2012-06-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 10s

Frederica reads "On Pentecost" by St. Romanos, the Melodist. …

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On the Ascension

2012-05-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

Frederica reads "On the Ascension" by St. Romanos, the Melodist. …

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On the Ascension

2012-05-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

Frederica reads "On the Ascension" by St. Romanos, the Melodist. …

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The St. Photios Shrine

2012-05-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Fredrica interviews Polly Hillier, the Director of the St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine in St. Augustine, Florida, about the story behind the shrine. …

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The St. Photios Shrine

2012-05-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Fredrica interviews Polly Hillier, the Director of the St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine in St. Augustine, Florida, about the story behind the shrine. …

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St. Thomas

2012-04-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Frederica defends the character of St. Thomas, whom we commemorate on the Sunday after Pascha. …

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St. Thomas

2012-04-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Frederica defends the character of St. Thomas, whom we commemorate on the Sunday after Pascha. …

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The Cherub and the Thief

2012-04-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

On this encore presentation of "Frederica Here and Now," Frederica introduces us to a beautiful "precedent dispute"—an argument in song—between the cherub who guards paradise and the good thief. …

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The Cherub and the Thief

2012-04-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

On this encore presentation of "Frederica Here and Now," Frederica introduces us to a beautiful "precedent dispute"—an argument in song—between the cherub who guards paradise and the good thief. …

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Peter’s Denial

2012-04-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

Frederica reads the narrative of Peter's denial of Christ from St. Romanos the Melodist. …

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Peter’s Denial

2012-04-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

Frederica reads the narrative of Peter's denial of Christ from St. Romanos the Melodist. …

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On Judas

2012-03-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18s

Frederica continues her reading from St. Romanos the Melodist as we approach Holy Week. Today the gripping and sobering narrative on the one who betrayed Jesus. See her earlier episode for information about the source. …

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On Judas

2012-03-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18s

Frederica continues her reading from St. Romanos the Melodist as we approach Holy Week. Today the gripping and sobering narrative on the one who betrayed Jesus. See her earlier episode for information about the source. …

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Lamentation of the Theotokos

2012-03-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

As we approach Holy Week, you won't want to miss this powerful reading by Frederica of the Lamentation of the Theotokos written by St. Romanos the Melodist and translated by Fr. Ephrem Lash. It was taken from the book "On the Life of Christ: Kontakia", published in 1994 and available from Eighth Day Books. …

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Lamentation of the Theotokos

2012-03-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

As we approach Holy Week, you won't want to miss this powerful reading by Frederica of the Lamentation of the Theotokos written by St. Romanos the Melodist and translated by Fr. Ephrem Lash. It was taken from the book "On the Life of Christ: Kontakia", published in 1994 and available from Eighth Day Books. …

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The Akathist to the Theotokos

2012-03-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 23s

On Fridays during Great Lent, it is the tradition of the Church to sing a hymn to the Theotokos known as the Akathist. These beautiful words were penned by St. Romanos the Melodist, and today Frederica reads her own translation of this inspiring hymn taken from her book, Lost Gospel of Mary. …

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The Akathist to the Theotokos

2012-03-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 23s

On Fridays during Great Lent, it is the tradition of the Church to sing a hymn to the Theotokos known as the Akathist. These beautiful words were penned by St. Romanos the Melodist, and today Frederica reads her own translation of this inspiring hymn taken from her book, Lost Gospel of Mary. …

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Gay Rights 2

2012-03-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 36s

Having received much feedback on her November 9, 2011 episode, Frederica reflects again on the subject of gay rights. …

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Gay Rights 2

2012-03-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 36s

Having received much feedback on her November 9, 2011 episode, Frederica reflects again on the subject of gay rights. …

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We Have to Tell Them

2012-02-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 21s

Frederica recounts her recent dream about waiting to learn the basis on which God will judge human beings. …

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We Have to Tell Them

2012-02-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 21s

Frederica recounts her recent dream about waiting to learn the basis on which God will judge human beings. …

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Miracles

2012-02-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 24s

Frederica addresses miracles, sharing a few that she herself has experienced, and then concludes with a song on the topic by her son David. …

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Miracles

2012-02-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 24s

Frederica addresses miracles, sharing a few that she herself has experienced, and then concludes with a song on the topic by her son David. …

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A Christian Ending

2012-01-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 33s

Frederica interviews Dn. Mark and Mat. Elizabeth Barna, authors of A Christian Ending: A Handbook for Burial in the Ancient Christian Tradition, published by Divine Ascent Press. …

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A Christian Ending

2012-01-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 33s

Frederica interviews Dn. Mark and Mat. Elizabeth Barna, authors of A Christian Ending: A Handbook for Burial in the Ancient Christian Tradition, published by Divine Ascent Press. …

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Sum

2012-01-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica discusses the fiction book Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, written by the neuroscientist David Eagleman, as well as the non-fiction book A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson. …

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Sum

2012-01-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica discusses the fiction book Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, written by the neuroscientist David Eagleman, as well as the non-fiction book A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson. …

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Magnolia

2011-12-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 31s

Frederica interviews her musician son David Mathewes about music composition, as well as his new CD titled Magnolia. …

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Magnolia

2011-12-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 31s

Frederica interviews her musician son David Mathewes about music composition, as well as his new CD titled Magnolia. …

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Meatless Friday

2011-12-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Frederica examines a statement by the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales about reinstating the Friday fast. …

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Meatless Friday

2011-12-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Frederica examines a statement by the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales about reinstating the Friday fast. …

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Heaven Is for Real

2011-11-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Frederica recommends the book Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo. …

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Heaven Is for Real

2011-11-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Frederica recommends the book Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo. …

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Gay Rights

2011-11-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 24s

Frederica discusses the subject of same-sex attraction, explaining that whether or not it's genetic is beside the point. …

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Gay Rights

2011-11-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 24s

Frederica discusses the subject of same-sex attraction, explaining that whether or not it's genetic is beside the point. …

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Charity

2011-10-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 10s

Frederica questions the wisdom of giving to the poor without asking any questions. …

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Charity

2011-10-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 10s

Frederica questions the wisdom of giving to the poor without asking any questions. …

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Best Friends?

2011-10-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 10s

Frederica examines the relatively recent phenomenon of men and women expecting their best friends to be their spouses. …

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Best Friends?

2011-10-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 10s

Frederica examines the relatively recent phenomenon of men and women expecting their best friends to be their spouses. …

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Higher Ground

2011-09-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 9s

Frederica reviews the film Higher Ground, directed by and starring Vera Farmiga. …

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Higher Ground

2011-09-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 9s

Frederica reviews the film Higher Ground, directed by and starring Vera Farmiga. …

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Why We Need Hell

2011-09-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Frederica reads an essay she wrote for Beliefnet.com in 2006. …

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Why We Need Hell

2011-09-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Frederica reads an essay she wrote for Beliefnet.com in 2006. …

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Remembering 9/11 For the Right Reasons

2011-09-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Will September 11, 2001, become just another date that children have to memorize? If so, does it really matter? …

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Remembering 9/11 For the Right Reasons

2011-09-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Will September 11, 2001, become just another date that children have to memorize? If so, does it really matter? …

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Prayers for the Departed

2011-08-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 29s

Frederica responds to a question about purgatory and explains why the Orthodox pray for the dead. …

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Prayers for the Departed

2011-08-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 29s

Frederica responds to a question about purgatory and explains why the Orthodox pray for the dead. …

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Buddhism and Orthodox Christianity

2011-08-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica uses the recorded comments of a Buddhist monk to examine the similarities and differences between Orthodox and Buddhist beliefs, particularly as they relate to anger and forgiveness. …

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Buddhism and Orthodox Christianity

2011-08-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica uses the recorded comments of a Buddhist monk to examine the similarities and differences between Orthodox and Buddhist beliefs, particularly as they relate to anger and forgiveness. …

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The Sermon

2011-08-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 33s

Frederica interviews her son, the newly ordained Fr. Steve Mathewes, about the process of writing homilies. …

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The Sermon

2011-08-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 33s

Frederica interviews her son, the newly ordained Fr. Steve Mathewes, about the process of writing homilies. …

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Harry Potter

2011-07-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

Frederica reviews the final Harry Potter movie—Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two. …

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Harry Potter

2011-07-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

Frederica reviews the final Harry Potter movie—Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two. …

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Larry Crowne

2011-07-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 9s

Frederica reviews the film Larry Crowne, written by, directed by, produced by, and starring Tom Hanks. …

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Larry Crowne

2011-07-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 9s

Frederica reviews the film Larry Crowne, written by, directed by, produced by, and starring Tom Hanks. …

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Beauty in Worship

2011-06-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 26s

Frederica speaks at the annual "Donors' Dinner" for St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto about the power of beauty in worship and the Divine Liturgy. …

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Beauty in Worship

2011-06-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 26s

Frederica speaks at the annual "Donors' Dinner" for St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto about the power of beauty in worship and the Divine Liturgy. …

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Self and Skepticism

2011-06-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 20s

Frederica explains to the leader of a week-long Protestant retreat why she would not want to speak at the event again. …

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Self and Skepticism

2011-06-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 20s

Frederica explains to the leader of a week-long Protestant retreat why she would not want to speak at the event again. …

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Questions About Atonement

2011-05-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

Frederica explains the true role that Christ's death and resurrection play in our salvation. …

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Questions About Atonement

2011-05-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

Frederica explains the true role that Christ's death and resurrection play in our salvation. …

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Bryan College

2011-05-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 40s

In this podcast, Frederica is interviewed at Bryan College about cultural issues, liturgical worship, and her faith. …

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Bryan College

2011-05-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 40s

In this podcast, Frederica is interviewed at Bryan College about cultural issues, liturgical worship, and her faith. …

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Southern Methodist College

2011-05-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 1m 7s

Frederica speaks on Orthodox Worship at Southern Methodist College in Spartanburg, SC. …

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Southern Methodist College

2011-05-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 1m 7s

Frederica speaks on Orthodox Worship at Southern Methodist College in Spartanburg, SC. …

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That’s Not Orthodoxy

2011-04-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Frederica urges us to focus on the truly important aspects of our Orthodox Faith, rather than getting distracted by politics, scandals or gossip. …

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That’s Not Orthodoxy

2011-04-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Frederica urges us to focus on the truly important aspects of our Orthodox Faith, rather than getting distracted by politics, scandals or gossip. …

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On Judas

2011-04-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 19s

On this encore presentation of Frederica Here and Now, Frederica Mathewes-Green reads from St. Romanos the Melodist about the disciple who betrayed Jesus. …

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On Judas

2011-04-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 19s

On this encore presentation of Frederica Here and Now, Frederica Mathewes-Green reads from St. Romanos the Melodist about the disciple who betrayed Jesus. …

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Real Choices, Real Voices

2011-04-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 56s

Frederica speaks on the abortion issue at the Festival of Orthodox Christianity, hosted by North Texas Orthodox Missions in Dallas/Fort Worth. …

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Real Choices, Real Voices

2011-04-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 56s

Frederica speaks on the abortion issue at the Festival of Orthodox Christianity, hosted by North Texas Orthodox Missions in Dallas/Fort Worth. …

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Oberlin College

2011-03-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 1m 13s

Frederica speaks to students of OCF (Orthodox Christian Fellowship) at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. …

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Oberlin College

2011-03-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 1m 13s

Frederica speaks to students of OCF (Orthodox Christian Fellowship) at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. …

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Forgiveness

2011-03-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 7s

Frederica discusses the difference between forgiveness and enabling. …

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Forgiveness

2011-03-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 7s

Frederica discusses the difference between forgiveness and enabling. …

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The Meaning of Sex

2011-03-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 1m 16s

Frederica delivers a speech at UC-Santa Barbara (sponsored by The Veritas Forum) titled "The Meaning of Sex." …

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The Meaning of Sex

2011-03-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 1m 16s

Frederica delivers a speech at UC-Santa Barbara (sponsored by The Veritas Forum) titled "The Meaning of Sex." …

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Visually Impaired Persons

2011-03-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 21s

Frederica interviews Tim Mehok of Saints Peter & Paul OCA Church in Lorain, Ohio. Tim is a catechumen and is blind. He talks with Frederica about what Orthodox churches could do to make their worship, parish life, and websites more accessible to the visually impaired. …

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Visually Impaired Persons

2011-03-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 21s

Frederica interviews Tim Mehok of Saints Peter & Paul OCA Church in Lorain, Ohio. Tim is a catechumen and is blind. He talks with Frederica about what Orthodox churches could do to make their worship, parish life, and websites more accessible to the visually impaired. …

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St. Nina

2011-03-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18s

Frederica discusses the life and work of St. Nina and explains the special connection her parish has with this early Christian saint. …

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St. Nina

2011-03-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18s

Frederica discusses the life and work of St. Nina and explains the special connection her parish has with this early Christian saint. …

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Scientists are Human

2011-02-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 42s

Frederica shares the findings of some recent articles on scientific objectivity, including one which indicates that scientific test results don't always replicate consistently. …

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Scientists are Human

2011-02-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 42s

Frederica shares the findings of some recent articles on scientific objectivity, including one which indicates that scientific test results don't always replicate consistently. …

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Infallible R Us

2011-02-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 25s

Frederica shares an email exchange regarding the Orthodox view of Scripture. …

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Infallible R Us

2011-02-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 25s

Frederica shares an email exchange regarding the Orthodox view of Scripture. …

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Moral but Obscene

2011-01-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica discusses a possible trend in film of wrapping a conservative message in vulgar jokes and nudity. As examples, she looks to the movies Love, Actually; Knocked Up; and The 40-Year-Old Virgin. …

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Moral but Obscene

2011-01-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica discusses a possible trend in film of wrapping a conservative message in vulgar jokes and nudity. As examples, she looks to the movies Love, Actually; Knocked Up; and The 40-Year-Old Virgin. …

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Akathist to the Mother of God, Nurturer of Children

2011-01-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Frederica shares with us the special prayer entitled "Akathist to the Mother of God, Nurturer of Children." …

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Akathist to the Mother of God, Nurturer of Children

2011-01-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Frederica shares with us the special prayer entitled "Akathist to the Mother of God, Nurturer of Children." …

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Homilies of Fr. George

2011-01-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Frederica reads from three homilies of Fr. George Calciu. The book, Fr. George Calciu: Interviews, Homilies and Talks, is currently available through Saint Herman Press. …

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Homilies of Fr. George

2011-01-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Frederica reads from three homilies of Fr. George Calciu. The book, Fr. George Calciu: Interviews, Homilies and Talks, is currently available through Saint Herman Press. …

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Interview with Fr. Hans Jacobse

2011-01-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 27s

Frederica interviews Fr. Hans Jacobse about a formal debate he had with atheist Matthew Dillahunty regarding morality. She also shares a recipe for vegan pancakes! …

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Interview with Fr. Hans Jacobse

2011-01-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 27s

Frederica interviews Fr. Hans Jacobse about a formal debate he had with atheist Matthew Dillahunty regarding morality. She also shares a recipe for vegan pancakes! …

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Yellow and Pink

2010-12-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

Frederica reads the children's book Yellow and Pink by William Steig. …

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Yellow and Pink

2010-12-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

Frederica reads the children's book Yellow and Pink by William Steig. …

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Best of Russia

2010-12-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 29s

Frederica and her husband Fr. Gregory discuss the pilgrimage they will be making to Russia in July of 2011—a trip that you can take with them via Orthodox Tours. …

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Best of Russia

2010-12-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 29s

Frederica and her husband Fr. Gregory discuss the pilgrimage they will be making to Russia in July of 2011—a trip that you can take with them via Orthodox Tours. …

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Protevangelion 2

2010-12-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 8s

Frederica discusses the Protevangelion. …

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Protevangelion 2

2010-12-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 8s

Frederica discusses the Protevangelion. …

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The Protevangelion of James

2010-12-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 35s

A reading of the "Lost Gospel of Mary" (Frederica's name for it), from her book of that title. The scholarly name is "the Protevangelion of James" (or "protevangelium" in Latin). It is a timely story for Nativity Fast because it covers the Virgin's life from her conception through the birth of Christ and the slaughter of the innocents. …

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The Protevangelion of James

2010-12-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 35s

A reading of the "Lost Gospel of Mary" (Frederica's name for it), from her book of that title. The scholarly name is "the Protevangelion of James" (or "protevangelium" in Latin). It is a timely story for Nativity Fast because it covers the Virgin's life from her conception through the birth of Christ and the slaughter of the innocents. …

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Kristin Lavransdatter

2010-11-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

Frederica shares her thoughts on Kristin Lavransdatter, a novel by Norwegian author and Nobel Laureate Sigrid Undset. …

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Kristin Lavransdatter

2010-11-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

Frederica shares her thoughts on Kristin Lavransdatter, a novel by Norwegian author and Nobel Laureate Sigrid Undset. …

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Gay Marriage

2010-11-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 14s

Frederica shares her perspective on the legalization of gay marriage. …

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Gay Marriage

2010-11-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 14s

Frederica shares her perspective on the legalization of gay marriage. …

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Community and Economy

2010-10-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 10s

Frederica shares an email she received which triggered thoughts on the important relationship between community and economy. …

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Community and Economy

2010-10-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 10s

Frederica shares an email she received which triggered thoughts on the important relationship between community and economy. …

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Alan Medinger

2010-10-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 25s

Frederica discusses the life and work of Alan Medinger, founder of Regeneration Ministries. …

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Alan Medinger

2010-10-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 25s

Frederica discusses the life and work of Alan Medinger, founder of Regeneration Ministries. …

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American Grace

2010-10-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

Frederica discusses a portion of the book American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us by Robert Putnam and David Campbell. …

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American Grace

2010-10-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

Frederica discusses a portion of the book American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us by Robert Putnam and David Campbell. …

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Constructive Arguing

2010-10-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Drawing from her own experience, Frederica offers two ways to improve communication when in a disagreement with someone. …

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Constructive Arguing

2010-10-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12s

Drawing from her own experience, Frederica offers two ways to improve communication when in a disagreement with someone. …

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Wes Smith

2010-10-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

Frederica discusses a lecture she attended by bioethicist, Wes Smith. …

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Wes Smith

2010-10-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

Frederica discusses a lecture she attended by bioethicist, Wes Smith. …

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More Seeking and Finding

2010-09-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 19s

Frederica offers further exploration of thoughts from a previous podcast on author, Temple Grandin. …

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More Seeking and Finding

2010-09-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 19s

Frederica offers further exploration of thoughts from a previous podcast on author, Temple Grandin. …

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Expecting Mary

2010-09-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 9s

Frederica reviews the movie, Expecting Mary, which was released September 10, 2010. …

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Expecting Mary

2010-09-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 9s

Frederica reviews the movie, Expecting Mary, which was released September 10, 2010. …

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Flipped

2010-09-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 7s

Frederica reviews Flipped, a movie by director Rob Reiner that tries so hard to sell itself that it's only the sales pitch that you hear. …

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Flipped

2010-09-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 7s

Frederica reviews Flipped, a movie by director Rob Reiner that tries so hard to sell itself that it's only the sales pitch that you hear. …

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Light to Those in Darkness

2010-09-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

In this week's podcast, Frederica shares, "Akathist to Jesus: Light to Those in Darkness," written by Fr. Lawrence Farley. …

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Light to Those in Darkness

2010-09-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

In this week's podcast, Frederica shares, "Akathist to Jesus: Light to Those in Darkness," written by Fr. Lawrence Farley. …

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Temple Grandin

2010-08-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica discusses the book Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin. …

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Temple Grandin

2010-08-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica discusses the book Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin. …

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Big Questions Online

2010-08-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

Frederica interviews Rod Dreher about his new project with the Templeton Foundation, BigQuestionsOnline.com. …

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Big Questions Online

2010-08-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

Frederica interviews Rod Dreher about his new project with the Templeton Foundation, BigQuestionsOnline.com. …

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Beekeeping

2010-08-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

Frederica shares her experience keeping bees and tells of her first honey harvest. …

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Beekeeping

2010-08-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

Frederica shares her experience keeping bees and tells of her first honey harvest. …

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Distractions

2010-07-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 48s

In her talk to St. Anthony's in Bergenfield, NJ, Frederica addresses the problem of distractions while praying. …

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Distractions

2010-07-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 48s

In her talk to St. Anthony's in Bergenfield, NJ, Frederica addresses the problem of distractions while praying. …

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Grief

2010-07-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 20s

Frederica discusses the importance of experiencing grief, rather than trying to skip over it with medication. She explains that it is a natural part of life. …

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Grief

2010-07-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 20s

Frederica discusses the importance of experiencing grief, rather than trying to skip over it with medication. She explains that it is a natural part of life. …

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Men and Women

2010-07-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 27s

Frederica speaks to ARFORA, an umbrella organization for various women's groups in the Romanian Diocese. In her lecture, Frederica celebrates the differences between men and women. …

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Men and Women

2010-07-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 27s

Frederica speaks to ARFORA, an umbrella organization for various women's groups in the Romanian Diocese. In her lecture, Frederica celebrates the differences between men and women. …

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Toy Story 3

2010-06-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 6s

Frederica reviews the latest Pixar film Toy Story 3. …

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Toy Story 3

2010-06-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 6s

Frederica reviews the latest Pixar film Toy Story 3. …

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More on the Jesus Prayer

2010-06-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 52s

Frederica speaks at St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church in Irvine, California, about the Jesus Prayer. …

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More on the Jesus Prayer

2010-06-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 52s

Frederica speaks at St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church in Irvine, California, about the Jesus Prayer. …

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No Regrets

2010-06-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 7s

Frederica shares her thoughts on recognizing the sins in our lives that make our souls and even our bodies sick. …

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No Regrets

2010-06-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 7s

Frederica shares her thoughts on recognizing the sins in our lives that make our souls and even our bodies sick. …

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Letters to Juliet

2010-05-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

Frederica reviews the 2010 movie, Letters to Juliet. …

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Letters to Juliet

2010-05-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

Frederica reviews the 2010 movie, Letters to Juliet. …

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Holy Tradition and the Most-Holy Theotokos

2010-05-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 43s

Frederica gives a lecture at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Santa Barbara, CA on Orthodox Tradition concerning the Theotokos. …

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Holy Tradition and the Most-Holy Theotokos

2010-05-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 43s

Frederica gives a lecture at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Santa Barbara, CA on Orthodox Tradition concerning the Theotokos. …

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Interview with Emily Moore

2010-05-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 56s

College student, Emily Moore, interviews Frederica about her views on the pro-life movement, current social trends, thoughts on writing as a profession, as well as any recommendations for young single women of faith. …

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Interview with Emily Moore

2010-05-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 56s

College student, Emily Moore, interviews Frederica about her views on the pro-life movement, current social trends, thoughts on writing as a profession, as well as any recommendations for young single women of faith. …

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Chickens and Bees

2010-05-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica talks with Crunchy Con author Rod Dreher and his wife, Julie, about practical sustainability. …

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Chickens and Bees

2010-05-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica talks with Crunchy Con author Rod Dreher and his wife, Julie, about practical sustainability. …

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Proof of Miracles

2010-04-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 33s

Frederica shares a email exchange in which she discusses miracles mixed with the demonic versus those which come through the love and presence of God. …

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Proof of Miracles

2010-04-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 33s

Frederica shares a email exchange in which she discusses miracles mixed with the demonic versus those which come through the love and presence of God. …

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Performance and Medication

2010-04-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 7s

Fredrica discusses the ethical problems of enhancing performance with medication. …

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Performance and Medication

2010-04-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 7s

Fredrica discusses the ethical problems of enhancing performance with medication. …

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Fr. Joe Allen

2010-04-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 23s

Frederica introduces us to the longtime pastor of one of our nation's first intentionally pan-Orthodox churches—St. Antony's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Bergenfield, New Jersey. …

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Fr. Joe Allen

2010-04-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 23s

Frederica introduces us to the longtime pastor of one of our nation's first intentionally pan-Orthodox churches—St. Antony's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Bergenfield, New Jersey. …

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The Cherub and the Thief

2010-04-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Frederica introduces us to a beautiful "precedent dispute"—an argument in song—between the cherub who guards paradise and the good thief. …

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The Cherub and the Thief

2010-04-07 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Frederica introduces us to a beautiful "precedent dispute"—an argument in song—between the cherub who guards paradise and the good thief. …

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The Angel Cried

2010-04-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

In addition to treating us to a recording of the Holy Cross choir singing a beautiful rendition of this favorite hymn of Pascha, Frederica digs into the words of the hymn and its significance. …

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The Angel Cried

2010-04-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

In addition to treating us to a recording of the Holy Cross choir singing a beautiful rendition of this favorite hymn of Pascha, Frederica digs into the words of the hymn and its significance. …

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Alice in Wonderland

2010-03-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 8s

Frederica reviews Tim Burton's film Alice in Wonderland, a movie that she says is too frenetic and ludicrous to be enjoyed. …

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Alice in Wonderland

2010-03-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 8s

Frederica reviews Tim Burton's film Alice in Wonderland, a movie that she says is too frenetic and ludicrous to be enjoyed. …

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St. Mary of Egypt

2010-03-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 51s

Frederica reads The Life of St. Mary of Egypt by St. Saphronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem, in 620 AD. …

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St. Mary of Egypt

2010-03-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 51s

Frederica reads The Life of St. Mary of Egypt by St. Saphronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem, in 620 AD. …

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I Will

2010-03-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Frederica reflects on an article on the tragedy in Haiti that she just recently read in the Weekly Standard and then comments on the questions of some listeners about her Avatar review. …

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I Will

2010-03-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Frederica reflects on an article on the tragedy in Haiti that she just recently read in the Weekly Standard and then comments on the questions of some listeners about her Avatar review. …

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Avatar

2010-03-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Frederica reviews the James Cameron film Avatar, arguing that it is not the pantheism but the predictable story line that should give us pause. …

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Avatar

2010-03-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Frederica reviews the James Cameron film Avatar, arguing that it is not the pantheism but the predictable story line that should give us pause. …

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Frederica in California

2010-03-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 35s

Frederica speaks at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, about Orthodox spirituality and the Jesus Prayer. …

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Frederica in California

2010-03-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 35s

Frederica speaks at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, about Orthodox spirituality and the Jesus Prayer. …

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The Fast

2010-02-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 25s

Frederica reflects on fasting and the rigor involved in all ascetic practices. …

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The Fast

2010-02-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 25s

Frederica reflects on fasting and the rigor involved in all ascetic practices. …

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Saint Felicity

2010-02-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 31s

Frederica recounts the history of her patron saint, whose feast day is February 1st. …

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Saint Felicity

2010-02-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 31s

Frederica recounts the history of her patron saint, whose feast day is February 1st. …

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The Lost Gospel of Mary

2010-01-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 21s

Frederica speaks at Truro Anglican Church in Fairfax, Virginia, about her book The Lost Gospel of Mary. …

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The Lost Gospel of Mary

2010-01-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 21s

Frederica speaks at Truro Anglican Church in Fairfax, Virginia, about her book The Lost Gospel of Mary. …

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Studio Mathewes

2010-01-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18s

Frederica interviews her daughter-in-law Jocelyn about her work as a wedding photographer. Click HERE to view Jocelyn's work. …

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Studio Mathewes

2010-01-14 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18s

Frederica interviews her daughter-in-law Jocelyn about her work as a wedding photographer. Click HERE to view Jocelyn's work. …

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The Jesus Prayer - From Mind to Heart

2010-01-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 48s

This is part two of a pair of special episodes of Frederica Here and Now. It features Frederica Mathewes-Green speaking at the Mother of God Orthodox Church in Princeton, New Jersey, about her new book The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer That Tunes the Heart to God. …

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The Jesus Prayer - From Mind to Heart

2010-01-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 48s

This is part two of a pair of special episodes of Frederica Here and Now. It features Frederica Mathewes-Green speaking at the Mother of God Orthodox Church in Princeton, New Jersey, about her new book The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer That Tunes the Heart to God. …

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The Jesus Prayer Basics

2009-12-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 53s

This is part one of a pair of special episodes of Frederica Here and Now. It features Frederica Mathewes-Green speaking at the Mother of God Orthodox Church in Princeton, New Jersey, about her new book The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer That Tunes the Heart to God. …

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The Jesus Prayer Basics

2009-12-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 53s

This is part one of a pair of special episodes of Frederica Here and Now. It features Frederica Mathewes-Green speaking at the Mother of God Orthodox Church in Princeton, New Jersey, about her new book The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer That Tunes the Heart to God. …

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From Pentecostal to Orthodox

2009-12-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 34s

Frederica interviews Dn. Barnabas Powell, the former pastor of a Pentecostal church, about his conversion to Orthodoxy. …

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From Pentecostal to Orthodox

2009-12-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 34s

Frederica interviews Dn. Barnabas Powell, the former pastor of a Pentecostal church, about his conversion to Orthodoxy. …

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Fr. George Calciu

2009-12-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 50s

Frederica exchanges recollections with her fellow parishioners of the much-beloved Fr. George Calciu. …

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Fr. George Calciu

2009-12-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 50s

Frederica exchanges recollections with her fellow parishioners of the much-beloved Fr. George Calciu. …

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Middle-aged People in Church

2009-12-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica reads an article by Keith Drury that addresses why people in their fifties and sixties do not worship in a lively manner. …

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Middle-aged People in Church

2009-12-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica reads an article by Keith Drury that addresses why people in their fifties and sixties do not worship in a lively manner. …

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The Jesus Prayer

2009-12-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Frederica reads the introduction to her new book The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer That Tunes the Heart to God, published by Paraclete Press. …

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The Jesus Prayer

2009-12-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Frederica reads the introduction to her new book The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer That Tunes the Heart to God, published by Paraclete Press. …

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Doing Funerals Right

2009-11-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 31s

Frederica interviews Joe Canby, an auto mechanic who doubles as a funeral director, about bringing funerals back into the Church. …

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Doing Funerals Right

2009-11-25 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 31s

Frederica interviews Joe Canby, an auto mechanic who doubles as a funeral director, about bringing funerals back into the Church. …

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An Orthodox Chaplain in Afghanistan

2009-11-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 20s

Frederica interviews Kh. Tamera Pelikan, whose husband is the only Orthodox chaplain in Afghanistan. …

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An Orthodox Chaplain in Afghanistan

2009-11-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 20s

Frederica interviews Kh. Tamera Pelikan, whose husband is the only Orthodox chaplain in Afghanistan. …

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A Visit from St. Seraphim

2009-11-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 14s

Frederica interviews an anonymous parishioner from St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colorado, about his experiences with St. Seraphim of Sarov. …

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A Visit from St. Seraphim

2009-11-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 14s

Frederica interviews an anonymous parishioner from St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colorado, about his experiences with St. Seraphim of Sarov. …

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War and Brother-Keeping

2009-11-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 23s

Frederica examines the concept of non-violent resistance. Should we refuse to exercise any earthly power? …

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War and Brother-Keeping

2009-11-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 23s

Frederica examines the concept of non-violent resistance. Should we refuse to exercise any earthly power? …

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St. Nectarios Education Fund

2009-10-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

Frederica interviews Fr. Evan Armatas, priest at St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colorado, about the St. Nectarios Education Fund. …

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St. Nectarios Education Fund

2009-10-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22s

Frederica interviews Fr. Evan Armatas, priest at St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colorado, about the St. Nectarios Education Fund. …

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Science and the Orthodox Church

2009-10-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 32s

Frederica interviews Daniel Buxhoeveden, an Orthodox scientist who just recently received a Templeton grant to establish an Institute for Science and the Orthodox Church. Please note that Frederica experienced technical difficulties while recording this episode. We apologize in advance for its poor audio quality. …

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Science and the Orthodox Church

2009-10-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 32s

Frederica interviews Daniel Buxhoeveden, an Orthodox scientist who just recently received a Templeton grant to establish an Institute for Science and the Orthodox Church. Please note that Frederica experienced technical difficulties while recording this episode. We apologize in advance for its poor audio quality. …

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No Makeup

2009-10-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 14s

Frederica explains why she doesn't wear makeup and then plays a song on the subject written and performed by her son David. …

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No Makeup

2009-10-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 14s

Frederica explains why she doesn't wear makeup and then plays a song on the subject written and performed by her son David. …

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Listening Skills

2009-10-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 41s

Frederica is interviewed by her friend Katherine Mowers about how to really listen to other people. …

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Listening Skills

2009-10-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 41s

Frederica is interviewed by her friend Katherine Mowers about how to really listen to other people. …

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Terry Mattingly

2009-09-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 19s

Frederica interviews Terry Mattingly, columnist, professor of journalism, and founder of getreligion.org, about the heath-care debate, particularly with regard to end-of-life issues. …

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Terry Mattingly

2009-09-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 19s

Frederica interviews Terry Mattingly, columnist, professor of journalism, and founder of getreligion.org, about the heath-care debate, particularly with regard to end-of-life issues. …

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Remembering 9/11

2009-09-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Will September 11, 2001, become just another date that children have to memorize? If so, does it really matter? …

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Remembering 9/11

2009-09-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11s

Will September 11, 2001, become just another date that children have to memorize? If so, does it really matter? …

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Well-Tempered

2009-09-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 30s

Frederica interviews her son Stephen, a seminarian at Holy Cross and a part-time piano tuner, about the musical concept of temperament. …

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Well-Tempered

2009-09-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 30s

Frederica interviews her son Stephen, a seminarian at Holy Cross and a part-time piano tuner, about the musical concept of temperament. …

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The Downward Spiral

2009-02-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18m 36s

Frederica discusses the "downward spiral" of sin—how it can progress in steps, separating us from God.…

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The Voice Beneath the Altar

2009-02-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 5m 25s

Frederica shares an essay she wrote that was based on Revelation 6:9-10. In it, she describes the breathtaking moment when the attendees of the Council of Nicaea—most of them martyrs—were venerated by the Emperor Constantine.…

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Prayer, Not Politics

2009-02-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 4m 59s

Sometimes it is okay not to have an opinion, especially when it interferes with your spiritual life.…

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Encounters with Mary

2009-02-05 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15m 47s

Frederica explains how she learned to stop doubting and trust the Theotokos.…

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And Baby Makes 12!

2009-01-29 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 21m 38s

Today we are eavesdropping on a coffee hour conversation between Frederica and Mary Klopcic, mother of 10 in a family of 12! This one will not only inspire you but make you appreciate your Orthodox faith even more!…

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Building a Temple

2009-01-22 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 29m 53s

Frederica and her guest Tom Kehayes are in the car trying to find the van service to take her to the airport. In between getting lost a couple of times, they discuss the remarkable circumstances that led to the building of St. Innocent Orthodox Church (OC…

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The Role of the Monastic

2009-01-15 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11m 1s

Today Frederica is at the Hermitage of the Holy Cross in Wayne, WV with her guest Fr. Seraphim. Who should be a Monk and how does the monastic life contribute to the salvation of us all?…

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Surviving The Economy

2009-01-08 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 26m 2s

Frederica is at the coffee hour in her own parish today with her guest Dn. Tom Braun as they discuss ways to make yourself more valuable on the job.…

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A Visit To IOCC

2009-01-01 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 19m 20s

Frederica begins the New Year in the offices of International Orthodox Christian Charities speaking with Development Officer Nick Chakos. Learn more about the work of this important humanitarian organization serving Christ around the globe.…

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Hookups and Hope

2008-12-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15m 22s

Frederica comments on a recent interview in the US Catholic with Donna Freitas called Sex, Lies and the Hookup Culture. Is there hope for a turn around in society where romance trumps casual sex? In this episode, Frederica references her essay on the Disn…

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Growing A Parish

2008-12-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13m 44s

Today Frederica is outside for coffee hour at St. Justin Martyr Orthodox Church in Jacksonville FL. She is talking with Fr. Ted Pisarchuk about the growth of his parish and what he has learned in the process.…

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The Liturgy of St. James

2008-11-27 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18m 35s

Today we catch up with Frederica in York, PA at a banquet at St. John Chrysostom Orthodox Church. She is sitting with Fr. Elias Yelovich, priest at the mission parish of St. James the Apostle near Baltimore. Once a year on October 23, they celebrate the L…

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The Science of Music

2008-11-20 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 28m 20s

There's a good chance you have never heard of the type of music expression Frederica discusses today around the kitchen table with her son Steve Mathewes and daughter-in-law Jocelyn. Steve is a musicologist and has just come from a "High Zero" music show.…

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The Work of IOCC

2008-11-13 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 23m 26s

Frederica recorded a presentation by IOCC Development Director Nick Chakos and provides it for us this week on her podcast.…

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In the Diner With Archbishop Lazar

2008-11-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 14m 57s

The Double T Diner is the scene of Frederica's conversation with Archbishop Lazar, Abbot of the All Saints of North America Monastery in British Columbia. While waiting for their food to arrive, they have an insightful discussion about parish life.…

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Why CS Lewis Is So Irritating! Episode 2

2008-10-30 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12m 16s

Today, Frederica looks at the CS Lewis classic - Miracles. Even if you have read this book, you won't want to miss Frederica's reflections on it!…

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Why CS Lewis Is So Irritating!

2008-10-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 14m 7s

What is the influence of fashion on thought? A question addressed by Lewis in his Screwtape Letters and just another example of a writer who beats other writers to the punch with their great writing skills.…

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God So Loved The World

2008-10-16 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 25m 8s

Frederica is riding in the back seat of a Camry driven by Fr. Ted Stylianopoulos and Presv. Faye. Listen in on this instructive conversation about God's love, and the western view of wrath and justice compared to how it is viewed in Orthodoxy. Also, be su…

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A Voice in the Public Square

2008-10-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 24m 6s

Frederica returns to the Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Mt. Pleasant South Carolina to talk with the pastor, Fr. John Parker. Fr. John has demonstrated that you can effectively engage your local community on matters of faith.…

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Byzantine Architecture

2008-10-02 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 23m 41s

Today we get a fascinating tour of a new temple built in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Frederica is with Architect Andrew Gould (http://andrewgoulddesign.com) as they walk through Holy Ascension Orthodox Church (http://www.ocacharleston.org).…

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The Sex Revolution - Part 3

2008-09-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18m 49s

Here is the 3rd and final part of a talk Frederica gave on the influence of the sexual revolution in the movies. Part 1 was posted on September 4 and Part 2 on September 17.…

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The Sex Revolution - Part 2

2008-09-18 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 26m 7s

Here is the 2nd part of a talk Frederica gave on the influence of the sexual revolution in the movies. Part 1 was posted on September 4.…

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September 12

2008-09-11 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 12m 41s

On the 7th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America, Frederica reflects on the role of God's judgement and repentance.…

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The Sex Revolution - Part 1

2008-09-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 23m 40s

This is the first part of a talk Frederica gave on the influence of the sexual revolution in the movies. We have broken it up into 3 sections and next time will be part 2. The talk was delivered at the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute in Ottawa. T…

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Native Americans and Orthodoxy

2008-08-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 8m 3s

Frederica is in Anchorage at the Alaska Native Heritage Center today talking with Orthodox convert Steve Alvarez and is interrupted only once by Alaskan wildlife!…

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The Same God

2008-08-21 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 9m 53s

Do all religions worship the same God? Frederica doesn't like the way the question is posed. Find out why in this episode.…

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Transfiguration, Light,  and an Icon

2008-08-09 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13m 19s

This week as we think about the Transfiguration of our Lord, Frederica has some interesting reflections on a particular icon of the Transfiguration from the apse of St. Catherine's Monastery in Sinai. To view the icon, click HERE for a large image, and HE…

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Eastern Catholics

2008-07-31 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 10m 50s

Today we present an interview Frederica conducted with Fr. Stephen Wojcichowsky, director of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute in Ottawa. They recently held a conference that they called "The Sheptytsky Institute Study Days", and Fr. Tom Hopko…

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Standing Together

2008-07-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 4m 25s

At the close of a recent talk Frederica gave, she recalls a movie she saw about World War I and the love for the brother in the trench with you on the right and on the left. She reminds us that we are saved in community.…

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WALL-E

2008-07-17 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 11m 32s

What's the one thing missing from the newest animated offering from Pixar? Listen to today's episode to find out.…

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Remember Basil from Facing East?

2008-07-10 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16m 18s

Frederica enjoys a conversation with Basil Athas, the very colorful member of Holy Cross who seems to be the most memorable character in Frederica's book Facing East. He is now 77, and residing in a nursing home, where he vocally evangelizes everyone in r…

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Democracy

2008-07-03 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18m 43s

This week those of us in the United States celebrate Independence Day and Frederica joins in expressing her thankfulness for this country and democracy. But, is democracy a "one size fits all" concept for the world?…

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Birthright in Ghana

2008-06-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13m 4s

Frederica is at the 40th anniversary conference of Birthright, International in the Chicago area and recorded an interview with Doris Assante of Birthright, Ghana. Doris was also selling handmade jewelry and stoles to raise money for Birthright in Ghana a…

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Campus Ministry

2008-06-19 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15m 44s

A sweaty Sub-Deacon comes in from the hot sun and working in the garden for a glass of iced tea and a conversation with Frederica about Orthodox campus ministry at the Naval Academy and St. John's College.…

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When The Movie Trumps The Book

2008-06-12 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 23m 57s

Prince Caspian, Lord of the Rings, Gone With the Wind - which was better, the book or the movie?…

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Autism and Adam

2008-06-04 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 19m 46s

Today we eavesdrop on a kitchen table discussion with daughter Meagan (with a little help from 20 month old Michael who thought the microphone looked tasty!) as they discussed Michael's 6 year old brother Adam and the still mysterious condition known as A…

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Light and Evangelicals

2008-05-28 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 22m 28s

Frederica revisits 2 of her previous podcasts with some additional reflections as the result of some email she received from listeners.…

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Lucas and Summer

0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

Frederica welcomes a new grandson and looks back at a very eventful summer. …

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Tender Love and the Dormition

0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 13s

Imagine the blessed Theotokos in old age being cared for by St. John the Evangelist. That is the image Frederica beautifully portrays for us in today's podcast for the Feast of the Dormition. Read more of her thoughts on the Virgin Mary in her newest book…

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My Nonfiction Shelf

0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 18s

Frederica examines those books in her library that are difficult to categorize, but that also contain insights that have helped her understand the culture. …

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Information Wants to Be Free

0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 19s

Frederica explains the impact of technology on publishing and the distribution of the news. …

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The Gurus, the Young Man, and Elder Paisios

0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 16s

Frederica discusses the book The Gurus, the Young Man, and Elder Paisios by Dionysios Farasiotis. …

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The Public Square

0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 17s

Frederica explains why the pro-choice position stems not from logic, but from a desire to appear cool. …

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Let’s Create a Perfect World

0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio)
Length: 15s

Frederica tackles "the problem of evil" in an essay that was originally written for Beliefnet. …

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Bees

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Frederica interviews Jerry Fischer, the state of Maryland's apiary inspector. …

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Anjali

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Frederica interviews a convert to Orthodoxy from Hinduism. …

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Up

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Length: 18s

Frederica reviews the new animated Pixar film Up. …

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Religion and Intellect - Part 2

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Part two of Frederica's speech at the University of Maryland. …

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Religion and Intellect - Part 1

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In part one of a speech delivered at the University of Maryland, Frederica answers the question, "Does religion destroy your intellect?" …

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The Prevalence of Tragedy

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Frederica describes how much more profound the world must have been when death lurked around every corner. …

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Fr. Innocent Dresdow

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Frederica interviews Fr. Innocent Dresdow, the pastor of Resurrection Cathedral in Kodiak, Alaska. …

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Hypnotic Mall

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In this episode, recorded shortly before Christmas, Frederica explains why it's important to protect ourselves and our families from consumerism. …

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Bounty

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Length: 6s

In this episode, Frederica reminds us that all that we buy is not ours but God's …

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On the Victory of the Cross

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Length: 12s

In this final reading from St. Romanos the Melodist, Frederica gives a dramatic interpretation of the dialog between Hell and the Serpent. Please see the first post in this series for information about the source and how you can obtain it. …

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Peter’s Denial

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As we continue through Holy Week, Frederica reads the narrative of Peter's denial of Christ from St. Romanos the Melodist. …

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Commentary on the Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos

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Length: 51s

Last week we enjoyed Frederica's beautiful reading of the St. Romanos Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos. This week we have a special treat. In an extended edition of Frederica Here and Now, Frederica gives us a line by line commentary on the hymn taken from …

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On Judas

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Frederica continues her reading from St. Romanos the Melodist as we begin Holy Week. Today the gripping and sobering narrative on the one who betrayed Jesus. See her earlier episode for information about the source. …

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The Akathist To The Theotokos

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On Fridays during Great Lent, it is the tradition of the Church to sing a hymn to the Theotokos known as the Akathist. These beautiful words were penned by St. Romanos the Melodist and today Frederica reads her own translation of this inspring hymn taken …

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Lamentation of the Theotokos

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As we approach Holy Week, you won't want to miss this powerful reading by Frederica of the Lamentation of the Theotokos written by St. Romanos the Melodist and translated by Fr. Ephrem Lash. It was taken from the book "On the Life of Christ: Kontakia", pu…

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Mother Agapia

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Frederica interviews Mother Agapia, the sister of George Stephanopoulos. The two talk about the Service of the Holy Fire at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which Mother Agapia has witnessed in person. …

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The Prayer of St. Ephraim

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Frederica teases out the many possible translations from the Greek of the Prayer of St. Ephraim. …

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The Canon of St. Andrew

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Frederica elaborates on the Canon of St. Andrew, a very repentant and soulful prayer that is also incredibly rich and complex. …

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The Judgment of the Next Generation

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Frederica reads an article she wrote on abortion that was published in the National Review Online. …

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Gatekeepers

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Frederica muses on the "gatekeepers"—those who determine what the public reads, hears, and sees. …

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Gergesene Demoniac—A Postscript

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Frederica adds a quick final thought to her discussion of the Gergesene Demoniac. …

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Gergesene Demoniac

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In this episode, Frederica discusses the importance of the unknown man whose demons were cast into pigs by Jesus. This tormented individual went on to preach that Christ is indeed the Messiah. …

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Frederica Here and Now

Fresh reports every week from home and on the road - This podcast features fresh reflections on Frederica’s travel and experiences. She will talk to interesting people, tell us fascinating stories and share unique insight into the changing world in which we live.

Frederica Here and Now


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