Cover image of Finding the Freedom to Live
(10)
Religion & Spirituality
Christianity

Finding the Freedom to Live

Updated 5 days ago

Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
Read more

Exploring how Orthodoxy illumines relationships, intimacy and sexuality in ways that revitalize our freedom and integrity - Finding the Freedom to Live (FtFtL) grew out of a desire to help Eastern Orthodox Christians integrate our lives and relationships through a deeper understanding of our Tradition and theology. We focus particularly on intimacy, relationships and sexuality, but our concern is with the whole person.

Read more

Exploring how Orthodoxy illumines relationships, intimacy and sexuality in ways that revitalize our freedom and integrity - Finding the Freedom to Live (FtFtL) grew out of a desire to help Eastern Orthodox Christians integrate our lives and relationships through a deeper understanding of our Tradition and theology. We focus particularly on intimacy, relationships and sexuality, but our concern is with the whole person.

iTunes Ratings

10 Ratings
Average Ratings
10
0
0
0
0

iTunes Ratings

10 Ratings
Average Ratings
10
0
0
0
0
Cover image of Finding the Freedom to Live

Finding the Freedom to Live

Latest release on Aug 28, 2016

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 5 days ago

Rank #1: Masks and Veils

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode, Andrew suggests that the mask is our attempt to save and build our own lives, and yet when we put it on, our life is lost. In the same way, the mockery of intimacy in pornography shrinks and deforms us. Read the transcript HERE.

May 19 2016

12mins

Play

Rank #2: Transforming Desires and Overcoming Addiction

Podcast cover
Read more
In episode 5, Andrew continues to explore the transformation of our desires and how that relates to addiction. Click HERE for a transcript.

May 05 2016

17mins

Play

Rank #3: Imagination and Fantasy: Pornography of the Mind

Podcast cover
Read more
Andrew reminds us that we can use our creativity in cooperation with God’s creative power or we can use it apart from God. Read the transcript HERE.

May 12 2016

14mins

Play

Rank #4: Image and Communion

Podcast cover
Read more
We live in a world of broken reality, of mere facts that exist without the truth of love and communion. The holy icon draws us into communion. Pornography cuts us off from communion. Transcript is available HERE.

Jun 12 2016

13mins

Play

Rank #5: Transforming Desires and Seeing Iconographically

Podcast cover
Read more
In episode 4, Andrew helps us understand the transformation that takes place when we begin to see iconographically instead of pornographically. The transcript can be accessed HERE.

Apr 28 2016

13mins

Play

Rank #6: Pornography, Unfaithfulness, and Ultimate Marriage

Podcast cover
Read more
Andrew continues from the last episode about unfaithfulness being the characteristic act of immorality by exploring how pornography is a rejection of the ultimate significance of marriage. Read a transcript HERE.

Apr 21 2016

12mins

Play

Rank #7: Veneration and Abuse

Podcast cover
Read more
The holy icon defines for us what an image should be. But pornography is an anti-icon because it breaks the link between the image and the archetype and replaces it with a link between image and fantasy. Read the transcript HERE.

May 26 2016

18mins

Play

Rank #8: Pathways Out of Addiction: 1 - How Do We Live?

Podcast cover
Read more
In the next 4 episodes, Andrew gets very practical on ways to find our way out of addiction. Part 1 asks "How Do We Live?" Read a transcript HERE.

Jun 16 2016

13mins

Play

Rank #9: Pornography and Society

Podcast cover
Read more
The scourge of pornography use in our society is also itself an image — an image that manifests certain unpalatable realities of our culture and relationships. Read a transcript HERE.

Jun 02 2016

13mins

Play

Rank #10: Pathways out of Addiction 2: Engaging the Battle

Podcast cover
Read more
Andrew tells us that will power and relying on ourselves is an ineffective strategy for dealing with addiction to pornography. Read the transcript HERE.

Jun 23 2016

12mins

Play