Ruth Institute Podcast
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage

(September 20, 2016) Dr J is invited to be a guest on EWTN's Morning Glory to discuss the current attempt by the Wijngaards Institute to alter Church teaching on contraception with a presentation before the United Nations.

Direct download: Sep21_16.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(September 20, 2016) Dr J is once again Sheila Liaugminas's guest on Relevant Radio's A Closer Look. They're discussing the current attempt by the Wijngaards Institute to alter Church teaching on contraception with a presentation before the United Nations. This attempt is not going unresponded-to by Humanae Vitae Catholics, however.

Direct download: Sep20_16.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(September 17, 2016) Dr J was invited to Phoenix, Arizona to speak on "Catholics in the Public Square" to the diocese there. Her talk is designed to prepare people for personal and civic engagement on the marriage and life issues in the current cultural climate.

Direct download: Sep17_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(August 16, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the historic low in the United States' fertility rate. They also briefly touch on the first legal challenge to United States polygamy law...

Direct download: Aug16_16.mp3
Category:parenting -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 2016) Here's one from our files: Jennifer Johnson is a guest on Dr. Robert Oscar Lopez's podcast Cogwatch. They're discussing divorce, freedom, and family.

Direct download: Aug11_16.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(August 5, 2016) Dr J is a guest on Dr. Robert Oscar Lopez's podcast Cogwatch. They're discussing Marilyn Monroe, the sexual revolution and its victims, and what went wrong with Christian churches on the topic of sexuality. Dr. Lopez also wrote a piece for the Federalist on this topic.

Direct download: Aug05_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(August 3, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing Ivanka Trump's speech at the GOP convention, gender identity politics, and the NBA's punitive actions toward North Carolina in light of transgender politics.

Direct download: Aug03_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(July 28, 2016) Dr J is once again Molly Smith's guest on From the Median, and this time around the theme is "guidelines"--some good, some not-so-good. First up, they're discussing Archbishop Chaput's pastoral guidelines for implementing Amoris Laetitia. Then they move on to the Department of Justice's guidelines for transgender students recently issued to all public schools in the country.

Direct download: Jul28_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(July 25, 2016) Dr J is a guest on Janet Mefferd's show to discuss surrogacy: why should we be opposed to it? This dovetails with her recent article over at TheBlaze, "Why Everyone Should Oppose Surrogacy."

Direct download: Jul25_16.mp3
Category:artificial reproductive technologies -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(July 22, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing Ivanka Trump's speech at the GOP convention, gender identity politics, and the NBA's punitive actions toward North Carolina in light of transgender politics.

Direct download: Jul22_16.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(July 7, 2016) Dr J was invited to speak to the Kiwanis Club in Lake Charles on the sexual revolution's effects on family breakdown and what we can do to make things better.

Direct download: Jul07_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(July 6, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the recent Supreme Court decision that struck down requirements that Texas abortion clinics deliver the same standard of medical care as other medical facilities.

Direct download: Jul06_16.mp3
Category:abortion -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 17, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. This Father's Day, they're discussing the social impact of fathers.

Direct download: Jun18_16.mp3
Category:parenting -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 16, 2016) It's that time of year again--Dr J is at Acton University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She's been with the conference since the beginning, and yesterday she gave one of the foundational lectures designed to orient religious leaders in basic economic concepts. This lecture is on "Making the Case for Marriage."Check out our Ruth Refuge for the Q&A session afterward, too.

Direct download: Jun17_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 15, 2016) It's that time of year again--Dr J is at Acton University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She's been with the conference since the beginning, and she always gives one of the foundational lectures designed to orient religious leaders in basic economic concepts. Head on over to the Ruth Refuge for the Q&A afterward, too.

Direct download: Jun16_16.mp3
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(June 15, 2016) Dr J is once again Drew Mariani's guest on his show on the Relevant Radio network. They're discussing the effects of the sexual revolution on women.

Direct download: Jun15_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 9, 2016) Dr J addresses law students participating in the Alliance Defending Freedom's Blackstone Legal Fellowship. In the second part of her talk, she delves into the agenda and (mis)representations of reality promoted by the sexual revolution.

Direct download: Jun10_16.mp3
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(June 9, 2016) Dr J addresses law students participating in the Alliance Defending Freedom's Blackstone Legal Fellowship. In the first part of her talk, she lays the groundwork for the social significance of the family as developed in her book Love and Economics.

Direct download: Jun09_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 6, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the ideological incoherence of the sexual revolution and its tendency, in myriad ways, of eating its own as it proceeds.

Direct download: Jun06_16.mp3
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(June 3, 2016) Dr J addressed a select group of UN delegates on problems of the sexual revolution. This exclusive event was sponsored by C-FAM and held at a resort on Lake George, New York for 30 delegates from around the world and their families. C-FAM is the Center for Family and Human Rights, and it advocates for life and family at the United Nations.

Direct download: Jun03_16.mp3
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(May 24, 2016) Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, one of the largest Southern Baptist seminaries in the world, hosted Dr. J at their annual Summer Institute, sponsored by the Land Center. This is the second part of her address to pastors and seminary professors on making the case for marriage; if you missed the first part, check out the previous podcast.

Direct download: May27_16.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 24, 2016) Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, one of the largest Southern Baptist seminaries in the world, hosted Dr. J at their annual Summer Institute, sponsored by the Land Center. She addressed pastors and seminary professors on making the case for marriage.

Direct download: May26_16.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 19, 2016) Dr J is in Australia! She had a whirlwind schedule and spoke at different places each day; those are all up in our podcast stream. Here we're sharing an interview she gave to Xt3.com, Marriage Equals, and Catholic Talk on the trajectory of the sexual revolution and the nature of marriage.

Direct download: May24_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 21, 2016) Dr J is in Australia! She was invited to speak at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Sydney. Her talk is entitled "Same-Sex Marriage Affects Everyone." She took questions afterward, too--those are available on the Ruth Refuge podcast.

Direct download: May21_16.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 20, 2016) Dr J is in Australia! She was invited to speak at a Marriage Alliance event in Sydney. Her talk is on public policies and personal strategies for sparking discussion and change on the marriage issue. She took questions afterward, too--those are available on the Ruth Refuge podcast.

Direct download: May20_16.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT