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Bible Study - Context (and Connection with God) is Everything

OrthoAnalytika

Release Date: 09/21/2018

My Fool Head - Are all aliens and sidhe demons? show art My Fool Head - Are all aliens and sidhe demons?

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In the 11/27/21 livestream, Fr. Anthony answers the question of whether or not all aliens and sidhe (fairies) are demons.  He gives the answer pretty early on (along with the usual stream of consciousness), but the real value is in the explanation and its defense of a Logos-grounded social science.  Enjoy the show!

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Homily - In Awe of the Angels among Us show art Homily - In Awe of the Angels among Us

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This homily was given on the day of the celebration of St. Michael and the Hosts of Heaven.  Although it was never explicated, it is a meditation triangling in from on Hebrews 13:2; "Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares", Christ's words (Matthew 25:40); "And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.’" and the expectation that the saints will join the Lord's Divine Council (e.g. 1 Corinthians 6:3).  The main point is that we should be in as much...

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My Fool Head - Getting Theology Right show art My Fool Head - Getting Theology Right

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After talking about his experience with a dead battery, Fr. Anthony ties the theology of the Logos and beauty into his ongoing conversation on worldviews, framing, and connecting dots in a way that is eternally true and not just accurate.  Enjoy the show!

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Homily - The Samaritan, Fasting, and Ancestral Sin show art Homily - The Samaritan, Fasting, and Ancestral Sin

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The Good Samaritan and the Eve of St. Phillip's Fast.   It isn't just our understanding of "neighbor" that needs adjusting.  We misunderstand love. And because of that, we tend to get fasting wrong.  Part of the problem is that we misunderstand the fall and ancestral sin.  Enjoy the show!

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My Fool Head – Framing, Confirmation Bias, and Worldviews show art My Fool Head – Framing, Confirmation Bias, and Worldviews

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After talking about the heresy of decaf coffee, Fr. Anthony triangulates from three verses of scripture: "I said in my amazement every man is a liar" (Psalm 116:11), "If You O Lord should mark iniquities who shall stand, but there is forgiveness with You" (Psalm 130:3) and "What is truth" (John 18:38) to talk about framing, confirmation bias, and worldviews, pointing out the importance of cultivating a worldview that promotes discernment and harmony; holiness and truth.  Enjoy the show!

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Homily on Seeing the Poor with Noetic Sight show art Homily on Seeing the Poor with Noetic Sight

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Homily on Luke 16:19-31.  After covering the more superficial material "brain-based" message of the Gospel, Fr. Anthony tries to guide the listener to the deeper meanings.  Enjoy the show!

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My Fool Head - Worship, Worldview, and Truth show art My Fool Head - Worship, Worldview, and Truth

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After introducing myself, I talk about the importance of worship and home in fostering a Christian phronema and how the forces of the world convince us to accept and rally around lies.  Enjoy the show!  From my YouTube livestream.

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Inquiry Class 001 - Mysteries/Sacraments (Take One) show art Inquiry Class 001 - Mysteries/Sacraments (Take One)

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Tonight continue our inquiry classes by talking about the Mysteries/Sacraments within the context of sacramental theology.  The notes are available at:

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Homily - Judgment without Love (and Humility) is Demonolatry show art Homily - Judgment without Love (and Humility) is Demonolatry

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Meditation on St. Paul (2 Corinthians 9:8) "And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work."  Somewhere in the midst of all those words (30 minutes!!!), Fr. Anthony is making an important point: our judgments are clanging gongs because we skipped loving our neighbors (and our enemies).  Enjoy the show!

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Inquiry Class 001 - Introduction show art Inquiry Class 001 - Introduction

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[Videos and livestreams: ] Inquiry Class 001: IntroductionHoly Resurrection (Waynesville NC) Christ the Savior (Anderson, SC) Introduce self.  Married for thirty- one years.  Orthodox twenty-one years.  Priest for fourteen.  Taught at seminary for thirteen.  I’m on my third parish assignment.  Role of Orthodoxy. Purpose of these classes.  Inquirers at Holy Resurrection and Christ the Savior.  Others are always welcome.  Deeper purpose of this class.  God desires that all be saved and come to a knowledge of the Truth.  He has given...

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In this, the first class of the new Liturgical Year (given on the Eve of the Nativity of the Birthgiver of God), Fr. Anthony talks about the need to keep everything, to include Scripture, connected to God through the Church.  He also shares a reflection Fr. Harry Linsenbigler wrote on the Wisdom of Solomon and Autocephaly in Ukraine.