Our ancient religious practices DO matter in this modern world, and in some surprisingly practical ways. Even our discipline of fasting from meat turns out to be a matter of practical love for our neighbor, and an act of charity towards those who need it most.
Fasting and Feeding the Hungry is a presentation I gave at the Orthodox Young Professional’s Retreat 2015. This presentation shows the connection between the modern ecological crisis and our spiritual disciplines, and is followed by a discussion of our privilege and responsibility as Orthodox Christians. Ancient Faith Radio has recorded the audio, and the presentation slides are available for download below, as a PDF file.
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