American Orthodox History
Summary: Matthew Namee explores our early American Orthodox past.
This week, Matthew Namee and new co-host Aram Sarkisian discuss, among other things, the Russian Mission in North America, the consecration of Bishop Arseny of Winnipeg, three fascinating early parish priests, and the time Jimmy Carter awarded Archbishop Iakovos the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
In this episode, Matthew discusses, among other things, some influential early convert priests, the Romanian Bishop Polycarp Morusca, a 1940s attempt at jurisdictional unity, and the renowned church historian Jaroslav Pelikan.
Matthew discusses Philip Ludwell III, St. Alexis Toth, Archimandrite Theoclitos Triantafilides, and others.
Matthew discusses Archbishop Arseny of Winnipeg, the first Orthodox chapel in Oregon, the first All-American Sobor, the funeral of St. Raphael Hawaweeny, and the life of the early Greek priest Fr. Kallinikos Kanellas.
Matthew recounts the story of Fr. Kallinikos Delveis, the first priest of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in New York.
On this special episode of American Orthodox History, recorded at the first symposium on American Orthodox History at Princeton University, Matthew interviews Samuel Noble, a doctoral candidate at Yale University who has been translating from Arabic the homilies of St. Raphael Hawaweeny.
On this special episode of American Orthodox History, recorded at the first symposium on American Orthodox History at Princeton University, Matthew interviews Scott Kenworthy, Associate Professor in the Department of Comparative Religion at the University of Miami of Ohio, about St. Tikhon, Enlightener of America.
Matthew speaks at the Fortieth Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America in Atlanta, Georgia.
Matthew Namee talks with His Grace Bishop Basil, the newly elected Secretary of the Episcopal Assemblies. We learn of his impressions of the historic May 26-28 gathering in New York as well as the assignment he has been given to coordinate the work of the committees that will be formed leading up eventually to a Great and Holy Council.
After explaining why the past five attempts to achieve administrative unity in America have failed, Matthew tells us why the sixth attempt, which takes place this coming May 26th-28th, has a very good chance of succeeding.
Matthew tells the story of his favorite figure in American Orthodox History, a fiery Greek Orthodox priest from Philadelphia named Fr. Demetrios Petrides. Learn more HERE.
Matthew introduces us to one of the most prominent females in early American Orthodox history. Learn more HERE.
Matthew tells the story of Metropolitan Antony Bashir on the 44th anniversary of his death. Learn more HERE.
Matthew recounts another tragedy affecting the St. Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Cathedral in San Francisco. Learn more HERE.
Matthew recounts the first of many scandals that have rocked the St. Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Cathedral in San Francisco and then explains why knowledge of such scandals is important. Learn more HERE.