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Homily - the paralytic, habits, and transformation

OrthoAnalytika

Release Date: 05/23/2021

Homily on the Limitations of Metaphor show art Homily on the Limitations of Metaphor

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Romans 6:18-23; Matthew 8:5-13.  Words fail us when we try to describe God and our relationship with Him.  Metaphor helps, but it can also set us up for failure, even when it is a good one like Christ is the Great Physician (something that the scriptures prove to be literally true).  Enjoy the show!     

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Homily - Living Well in Hard Times show art Homily - Living Well in Hard Times

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Matthew 6:22-33, Romans 5:1-10.  Homily on the reasons for our hope (as presented by St. Paul and Christ God Himself).  Enjoy the show!

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What the Canons say about Clergy Attire and Hair show art What the Canons say about Clergy Attire and Hair

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  Fr. Anthony talks again with Fr. Harry Linsinbigler, the Canonist for the UOC-USA about what the Canons say (and don't say!) about clergy attire, hair, and beards.  They make the case that, unless their bishops say otherwise, priests can adjust to what they discern is best going to meet the needs of the Gospel where they are.  A bonus: you can hear just how bad Fr. Anthony is at liturgical math!  Enjoy the show!

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Dn Timothy Kelleher on the Beauty of Science Fiction show art Dn Timothy Kelleher on the Beauty of Science Fiction

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Join Fr. Anthony as he talks with Dn. Timothy Kelleher about his roles on Independence Day and Star Trek - the Next Generation (he was also on Voyager and Enterprise), and how good storytelling is always evangelical.  Enjoy the show!  

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Homily - Independence Day 2021 show art Homily - Independence Day 2021

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After a sermonette on St. Pauls' words about the consciences of the Gentiles being the functional equivalent of the Law for the Jews, Fr. Anthony share the UOC-USA Episcopal Letter for US Independence Day.  Enjoy the show! 

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Homily for All Saints - Pastoring Diversity show art Homily for All Saints - Pastoring Diversity

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Sunday of All Saints.  Hebrews 11:33-12:2 and Matthew 10:32-33,37-38; 19:27-30.  The prohibition against loving family more that God is, among other things, a warning against tribalism.  Fr. Anthony also talks about what the variation among saints means for loving and pastoring one another.  Enjoy the show!

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Two Friends Talking about Politics and Religion in a Car show art Two Friends Talking about Politics and Religion in a Car

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Fr. Anthony and Deacon Michael Abrahamson talk politics and religion as they drive through the mountains of Western North Carolina.  Topics include keeping perspective and the glorious ontology of doing harmony.  Enjoy the show!

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Homily for Pentecost - The Orthodox Path to Discernment and Prophecy show art Homily for Pentecost - The Orthodox Path to Discernment and Prophecy

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Acts 2:1-11; John 7:37-52, 8:12.  What is missing from on-line theological forums?  Why do they miss the mark when it comes to prophecy?  It has nothing to do with intent or the words that are shared.  The medium is lacking.  Dubious?  Enjoy the show!

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Homily - What's in a Name? show art Homily - What's in a Name?

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In this homily on a selection from Christ's High Priestly Prayer (St. John 17), Fr. Anthony encourages us to keep our theology simple.  Enjoy the show!

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Homily - Blindness, Culture, and a Tangle of Knots show art Homily - Blindness, Culture, and a Tangle of Knots

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Sunday of the Blind Man Immediate context: God has power and compassion. When He says He invites us to join Him in His plans for remaking us and the world, we can trust both His intent and His ability to deliver. John 20:30-31. 30 Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; 31 but these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in his name. Symbolic context: Matthew 6:22-24 22 “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is sound, your whole body will be full of...

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