Mother Melania (Salem)
An exploration of the traditional Greek Christian understanding of the three powers of the soul, the intellect, the will, the heart, and how to rightly utilize and direct these powers. Explore how the powers of the soul – the intellect, the will and the heart – are to be used to cultivate virtue and conquer the principal vices by gleaning edifying and illustrative examples of Christian living from the lives of the Holy Foremost of the Apostles, Peter and Paul. The series culminates in reflections on Christian leadership drawn from the lives of these two Apostles.
Lecture 1 - The Powers of the Soul and the Eight Principal Passions
Lecture 2 - Practical Lessons from the Life of St. Peter
Lecture 3 - Practical Lessons from the Life of St. Paul
Lecture 4 - Principles of Christian Leadership from the Lives of Ss. Peter and Paul
MOTHER MELANIA (SALEM) is the Superior of the Holy Assumption Orthodox Monastery (OCA) in Calistoga, Ca. She holds the Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Durham, England. She has been a monastic since 1999. She is the author of the series of children’s books entitled Fearless the Fire Duck and His Friends ...