Homily – On the Anniversary of Great Evil

http://traffic.libsyn.com/orthoanalytika/20171105-TelltheTruth.mp3 Communism brought great evil to the world, but it did not create it out of scratch; it pulled it from our own hearts.  How should we respond to the evil in the world?  To the evil … [Continue reading]

Bible Study – Special Ghost Episode

Special Bible Study given on Halloween (N.S.); what does the Bible say about ghosts?  You might be surprised! Check out this episode! +++ The Theology of Ghosts Bible Study for 31 October 2017 Fr. Anthony Perkins Ghost … [Continue reading]

Homily – Get a Job!

What is the one thing needful?  What is sin?  How is being a good human like working at a corporation?  Today's homily helps answer those questions.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode! +++ Homily on the Parable of the Sower Luke … [Continue reading]

Bible Study 22 – Family Trouble

In this class, Fr. Anthony talks about the ambiguity of names in the Bible and why people get hurt when they go against God's will (e.g. the the burning of part of the camp, the quail plague, and Miriam's leprosy).  We had to use our back-up … [Continue reading]

Notes from a teaching Divine Liturgy

These are the notes from the teaching Divine Liturgy we celebrated for our children and youth (of all ages!) on 10/22/17.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode! +++ St. Mary's (Pokrova), Allentown PA Notes for the Teaching Liturgy 22 … [Continue reading]

Book Discussion – The Shack

This is the front cover art for the book The Shack written by William P Young.

Why might an Orthodox Christian read The Shack?  Why might it better not to?  Fr. Anthony shares and evaluates many of the critiques of the The Shack, putting it within the context of evangelism.  Enjoy the show! Check out this … [Continue reading]

Homily on Christ the Hero

Who is Christ?  Why did He suffer and die for us who could nothing for him in return?  This isn't a "live" recording (the recorder cut out too early), but a (fairly dull) reading of the homily notes.  Enjoy! Check out this episode! +++ Homily … [Continue reading]

Bible Study 22 – Leviticus and the Destruction of the Devoted

How (not) to make the Bible say the opposite of what it means.  Examples from Numbers on how to draw out Scripture's deeper meaning. Check out this episode! +++++ OT Bible Study #21: No Redemption? Plus the Spiritual Interpretations of … [Continue reading]

Homily- Fishing in Chaotic Waters

What does it mean to become a "fisher of men"?  How is it heroic?  Homily on St. Luke 5:1-11 and 2 Corinthians 9:6-11. Check out this episode! ++++ Homily: On the Abundance that God Grants to His People 2 Corinthians 9:6-11 Luke … [Continue reading]

Bible Study 20 – Leviticus, Patterns, and Scapegoats

What is Leviticus good for?  In what way(s) is Christ a scapegoat?  This and more in tonight's Bible Study (20171003). Check out this episode! OT Bible Study #20: A Review, Azazel, and Scapegoats Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge … [Continue reading]