Last update: 2013-01-02

Women’s Ordination

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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. …


Women’s Ordination

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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. …


The Cost of Independence

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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. …


The Cost of Independence

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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. …


Escalator

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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. …


Escalator

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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. …


Popular Saints

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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. …


Popular Saints

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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. …


Basil Athas

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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. …


Basil Athas

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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. …


Flaws of the Fifties

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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. …


Flaws of the Fifties

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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. …


Einstein

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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. …


Einstein

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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. …


Fr. Makary

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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. …


Fr. Makary

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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. …


The Dangers of Sympathy

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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 …


The Dangers of Sympathy

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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 …


Russian Blasphemy

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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. …


Russian Blasphemy

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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. …


The Work of Theology

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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. …


The Work of Theology

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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. …


Pastors and Same-Sex Attraction

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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. …


Pastors and Same-Sex Attraction

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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. …


Loaf of Bread

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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. …


Loaf of Bread

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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. …


OCMC

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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. …


OCMC

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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. …


On Pentecost

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2012-06-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 10s
Frederica reads "On Pentecost" by St. Romanos, the Melodist. …


On Pentecost

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2012-06-06 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 10s
Frederica reads "On Pentecost" by St. Romanos, the Melodist. …


On the Ascension

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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. …


On the Ascension

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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. …


The St. Photios Shrine

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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. …


The St. Photios Shrine

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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. …


St. Thomas

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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. …


St. Thomas

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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. …


The Cherub and the Thief

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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. …


The Cherub and the Thief

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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. …


Peter’s Denial

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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. …


Peter’s Denial

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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. …


On Judas

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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. …


On Judas

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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. …


Lamentation of the Theotokos

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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. …


Lamentation of the Theotokos

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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. …


The Akathist to the Theotokos

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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. …


The Akathist to the Theotokos

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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. …


Gay Rights 2

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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. …


Gay Rights 2

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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. …


We Have to Tell Them

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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. …


We Have to Tell Them

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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. …


Miracles

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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. …


Miracles

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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. …


A Christian Ending

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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. …


A Christian Ending

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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. …


Sum

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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. …


Sum

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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. …


Magnolia

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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. …


Magnolia

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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. …


Meatless Friday

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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. …


Meatless Friday

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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. …


Heaven Is for Real

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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. …


Heaven Is for Real

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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. …


Gay Rights

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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. …


Gay Rights

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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. …


Charity

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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. …


Charity

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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. …


Best Friends?

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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. …


Best Friends?

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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. …


Higher Ground

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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. …


Higher Ground

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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. …


Why We Need Hell

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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. …


Why We Need Hell

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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. …


Remembering 9/11 For the Right Reasons

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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? …


Remembering 9/11 For the Right Reasons

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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? …


Prayers for the Departed

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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. …


Prayers for the Departed

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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. …


Buddhism and Orthodox Christianity

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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. …


Buddhism and Orthodox Christianity

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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. …


The Sermon

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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. …


The Sermon

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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. …


Harry Potter

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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. …


Harry Potter

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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. …


Larry Crowne

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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. …


Larry Crowne

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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. …


Beauty in Worship

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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. …


Beauty in Worship

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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. …


Self and Skepticism

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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. …


Self and Skepticism

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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. …


Questions About Atonement

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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. …


Questions About Atonement

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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. …


Bryan College

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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. …


Bryan College

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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. …


Southern Methodist College

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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. …


Southern Methodist College

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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. …


That’s Not Orthodoxy

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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. …


That’s Not Orthodoxy

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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. …


On Judas

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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. …


On Judas

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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. …


Real Choices, Real Voices

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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. …


Real Choices, Real Voices

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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. …


Oberlin College

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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. …


Oberlin College

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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. …


Forgiveness

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2011-03-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 7s
Frederica discusses the difference between forgiveness and enabling. …


Forgiveness

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2011-03-23 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 7s
Frederica discusses the difference between forgiveness and enabling. …


The Meaning of Sex

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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." …


The Meaning of Sex

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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." …


Visually Impaired Persons

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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. …


Visually Impaired Persons

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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. …


St. Nina

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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. …


St. Nina

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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. …


Scientists are Human

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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. …


Scientists are Human

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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. …


Infallible R Us

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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. …


Infallible R Us

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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. …


Moral but Obscene

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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. …


Moral but Obscene

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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. …


Akathist to the Mother of God, Nurturer of Children

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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." …


Akathist to the Mother of God, Nurturer of Children

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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." …


Homilies of Fr. George

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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. …


Homilies of Fr. George

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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. …


Interview with Fr. Hans Jacobse

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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! …


Interview with Fr. Hans Jacobse

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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! …


Yellow and Pink

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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. …


Yellow and Pink

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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. …


Best of Russia

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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. …


Best of Russia

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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. …


Protevangelion 2

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


Protevangelion 2

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


The Protevangelion of James

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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. …


The Protevangelion of James

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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. …


Kristin Lavransdatter

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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. …


Kristin Lavransdatter

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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. …


Gay Marriage

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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. …


Gay Marriage

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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. …


Community and Economy

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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. …


Community and Economy

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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. …


Alan Medinger

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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. …


Alan Medinger

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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. …


American Grace

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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. …


American Grace

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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. …


Constructive Arguing

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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. …


Constructive Arguing

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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. …


Wes Smith

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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. …


Wes Smith

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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. …


More Seeking and Finding

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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. …


More Seeking and Finding

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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. …


Expecting Mary

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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. …


Expecting Mary

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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. …


Flipped

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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. …


Flipped

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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. …


Light to Those in Darkness

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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. …


Light to Those in Darkness

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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. …


Temple Grandin

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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. …


Temple Grandin

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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. …


Big Questions Online

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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. …


Big Questions Online

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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. …


Beekeeping

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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. …


Beekeeping

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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. …


Distractions

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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. …


Distractions

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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. …


Grief

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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. …


Grief

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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. …


Men and Women

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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. …


Men and Women

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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. …


Toy Story 3

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2010-06-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 6s
Frederica reviews the latest Pixar film Toy Story 3. …


Toy Story 3

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2010-06-24 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 6s
Frederica reviews the latest Pixar film Toy Story 3. …


More on the Jesus Prayer

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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. …


More on the Jesus Prayer

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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. …


No Regrets

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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. …


No Regrets

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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. …


Letters to Juliet

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2010-05-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
Frederica reviews the 2010 movie, Letters to Juliet. …


Letters to Juliet

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2010-05-26 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 13s
Frederica reviews the 2010 movie, Letters to Juliet. …


Holy Tradition and the Most-Holy Theotokos

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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. …


Holy Tradition and the Most-Holy Theotokos

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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. …


Interview with Emily Moore

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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. …


Interview with Emily Moore

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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. …


Chickens and Bees

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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. …


Chickens and Bees

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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. …


Proof of Miracles

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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. …


Proof of Miracles

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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. …


Performance and Medication

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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. …


Performance and Medication

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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. …


Fr. Joe Allen

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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. …


Fr. Joe Allen

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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. …


The Cherub and the Thief

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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. …


The Cherub and the Thief

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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. …


The Angel Cried

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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. …


The Angel Cried

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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. …


Alice in Wonderland

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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. …


Alice in Wonderland

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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. …


St. Mary of Egypt

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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. …


St. Mary of Egypt

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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. …


I Will

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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. …


I Will

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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. …


Avatar

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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. …


Avatar

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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. …


Frederica in California

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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. …


Frederica in California

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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. …


The Fast

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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. …


The Fast

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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. …


Saint Felicity

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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. …


Saint Felicity

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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. …


The Lost Gospel of Mary

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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. …


The Lost Gospel of Mary

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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. …


Studio Mathewes

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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. …


Studio Mathewes

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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. …


The Jesus Prayer - From Mind to Heart

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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. …


The Jesus Prayer - From Mind to Heart

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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. …


The Jesus Prayer Basics

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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. …


The Jesus Prayer Basics

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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. …


From Pentecostal to Orthodox

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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. …


From Pentecostal to Orthodox

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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. …


Fr. George Calciu

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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. …


Fr. George Calciu

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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. …


Middle-aged People in Church

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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. …


Middle-aged People in Church

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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. …


The Jesus Prayer

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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. …


The Jesus Prayer

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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. …


Doing Funerals Right

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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. …


Doing Funerals Right

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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. …


An Orthodox Chaplain in Afghanistan

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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. …


An Orthodox Chaplain in Afghanistan

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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. …


A Visit from St. Seraphim

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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. …


A Visit from St. Seraphim

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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. …


War and Brother-Keeping

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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? …


War and Brother-Keeping

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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? …


St. Nectarios Education Fund

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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. …


St. Nectarios Education Fund

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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. …


Science and the Orthodox Church

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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. …


Science and the Orthodox Church

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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. …


No Makeup

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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. …


No Makeup

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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. …


Listening Skills

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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. …


Listening Skills

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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. …


Terry Mattingly

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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. …


Terry Mattingly

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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. …


Remembering 9/11

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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? …


Remembering 9/11

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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? …


Well-Tempered

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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. …


Well-Tempered

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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. …


The Downward Spiral

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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.…


The Voice Beneath the Altar

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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.…


Prayer, Not Politics

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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.…


Encounters with Mary

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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.…


And Baby Makes 12!

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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!…


Building a Temple

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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…


The Role of the Monastic

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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?…


Surviving The Economy

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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.…


A Visit To IOCC

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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.…


Hookups and Hope

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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…


Growing A Parish

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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.…


The Liturgy of St. James

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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…


The Science of Music

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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.…


The Work of IOCC

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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.…


In the Diner With Archbishop Lazar

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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.…


Why CS Lewis Is So Irritating! Episode 2

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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!…


Why CS Lewis Is So Irritating!

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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.…


God So Loved The World

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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…


A Voice in the Public Square

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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.…


Byzantine Architecture

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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).…


The Sex Revolution - Part 3

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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.…


The Sex Revolution - Part 2

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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.…


September 12

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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.…


The Sex Revolution - Part 1

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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…


Native Americans and Orthodoxy

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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!…


The Same God

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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.…


Transfiguration, Light,  and an Icon

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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…


Eastern Catholics

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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…


Standing Together

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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.…


WALL-E

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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.…


Remember Basil from Facing East?

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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…


Democracy

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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?…


Birthright in Ghana

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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…


Campus Ministry

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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.…


When The Movie Trumps The Book

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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?…


Autism and Adam

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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…


Light and Evangelicals

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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.…


Lucas and Summer

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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. …


Tender Love and the Dormition

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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…


My Nonfiction Shelf

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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. …


Information Wants to Be Free

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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. …


The Gurus, the Young Man, and Elder Paisios

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


The Public Square

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


Let’s Create a Perfect World

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


Bees

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


Anjali

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0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 16s
Frederica interviews a convert to Orthodoxy from Hinduism. …


Up

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0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 18s
Frederica reviews the new animated Pixar film Up. …


Religion and Intellect - Part 2

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0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 23s
Part two of Frederica's speech at the University of Maryland. …


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?" …


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. …


Fr. Innocent Dresdow

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


Hypnotic Mall

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0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 12s
In this episode, recorded shortly before Christmas, Frederica explains why it's important to protect ourselves and our families from consumerism. …


Bounty

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


On the Victory of the Cross

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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. …


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. …


Commentary on the Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos

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


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. …


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 …


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…


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. …


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. …


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. …


The Judgment of the Next Generation

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0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 7s
Frederica reads an article she wrote on abortion that was published in the National Review Online. …


Gatekeepers

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


Gergesene Demoniac—A Postscript

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


Gergesene Demoniac

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0000-00-00 :: feeds@ancientfaith.com (Frederica Matthewes-Green and Ancient Faith Radio) Length: 20s
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. …


About this podcast:

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