Fr. Evan Armatas welcomes Fr. Alexander Rentel from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary as a guest co-host. Fr. Alexander is an expert on canon law and together they tackled a variety of listener questions from calls, email, the chat room, and pre-recorded.
A lively show as Fr. Evan Armatas answers listener emails and takes several calls. Questions included were on the daily prayers, wedding rings on the right hand, the numbering of the Psalms, the lectionary, and more.
Despite being Super Bowl Sunday, Fr. Evan has a lively show with calls, chat room, pre-recorded questions, and email questions. Included topics were economia regarding the Eucharistic fast, spouses who have no interest in Orthodoxy, and Hades.
Fr. Evan had several questions tonight related to the differences between Orthodox and Roman Catholic understanding of the "keys to the kingdom." Please forgive the poor audio from Fr. Evan's studio. It appears it is time to replace a microphone cable!
Fr. Evan asks John Maddex to join him at the beginning of the show to reminisce about the beginnings of Orthodoxy Live 5 years ago. He then takes calls from listeners. The first one on prayer followed by an inquirer trying to choose between Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism.
Steve Chsristoforou joins Fr. Evan tonight as guest co-host as they tackle several questions together including salvation outside the Church and forgiveness. Send Fr. Evan a note of appreciation as it was 5 years ago tonight that Orthodoxy Live started!
The author of Parenting Toward the Kingdom, Dr. Philip Mamalakis joins Fr. Evan as co-host tackling parenting questions—especially for parents of teens. They also talk about a new resource for parents and teen workers from Faithtree resources.
The hour flew by as Fr. Evan and Fr. Stephen address questions about the "myth of progress" as it relates to Fr. Tom Hopko's 55 maxims, systematic theology and the Orthodox faith, styles of worship in the broader Christian realm, and much more.