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

(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

(May 19, 2016) Dr J is in Australia! She was invited to speak at the Future Families Forum, an invitation-only educational event for over 200 leaders in the Greek Orthodox community in Sydney. She's speaking about class warfare.

Direct download: May19_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 18, 2016) Dr J is in Australia! She was invited to speak at the Sydney Roman Catholic Adult Education Center. Her talk is entitled "Same-Sex Marriage Affects Everyone." She took questions afterward, too--those are available on the Ruth Refuge podcast.

Direct download: May18_16.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 17, 2016) Dr J is in Australia! She was invited to speak at the South Toowoomba Baptist Church. Her talk is entitled "Same-Sex Marriage Affects Everyone." She took questions afterward, too--those are available in the Ruth Refuge podcast.

Direct download: May17_16.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 16, 2016) Dr J is in Australia! She was invited to speak at the Community Church in Cooper's Plain near Brisbane, Australia.

Direct download: May16_16.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 15, 2016) Dr J is in Australia! Archbishop Julian Porteous invited her to speak at the Hobart Cathedral of St. Mary's on the island of Tasmania. Her talk is entitled "Same-Sex Marriage Affects Everyone." She took questions afterward, too--those are available in the Ruth Refuge podcast.

Direct download: May15_16.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 14, 2016) Dr J is in Australia! She was invited to speak at Our Lady of the Rosary near Sydney. Her talk is entitled "Same-Sex Marriage Affects Everyone." She took questions afterward, too--those are available in the Ruth Refuge podcast.

Direct download: May14_16.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 3, 2016) Dr J is Jeff Crouere's guest on his radio show Ringside Politics. They're discussing the work of the Ruth Institute and the surrogacy bill currently before the Louisiana legislature.

Direct download: May03_16.mp3
Category:artificial reproductive technologies -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 2, 2016) Dr J is Kathleen Benfield's guest on her radio show The Current Word. They're discussing the work of the Ruth Institute and the surrogacy bill currently before the Louisiana legislature.

Direct download: May02_16.mp3
Category:artificial reproductive technologies -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(April 25, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. In light of the recent "bathroom bill" and fallout, they're discussing the transgender movement's ideologies.

Direct download: Apr25_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(April 21, 2016) Dr J is once again Drew Mariani's guest on his show on the Relevant Radio network. They're discussing the recent study that compares outcomes of children whose parents have died with those whose parents divorced. The study was a joint project of Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Tokyo.

Direct download: Apr21_16.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(April 15, 2016) Dr J addresses Christian faculty, clergy members, and business leaders at the Acton Institute's "Toward a More Free and Virtuous Society" conference. Her talk is entitled "Virtue and Economic Thinking."

Direct download: Apr15_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 31, 2016) Dr J addresses students, parents, lawyers, and clergy members at Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, VA. She was speaking at the Unity Summit, an event addressing threats to America's first, second, and seventh amendments. Her talk is entitled "Reclaiming Religious Freedom and the First Amendment--Hint: We've Got to Talk about Sex!"

Direct download: Mar31_16.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Is Homo Economicus an Attachment-Disordered Child?

(March 10, 2016) Dr J addresses students, faculty, and community members at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. The event was jointly sponsored by the CUA Anscombe Society (a chapter of the Love & Fidelity Network) and the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family. Her talk is entitled "Is homo economicus an attachment-disordered child?" and is inspired by her first book, Love and Economics.

Head on over to the Ruth Refuge for the Q&A session afterward.

Direct download: Mar14_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 11, 2016) Dr J is once again Teresa Tomeo's guest on Catholic Connection, where they're discussing a teen's efforts to find his unknown father using Facebook and the few details he has on his conception at a rock concert 18 years ago.

Direct download: Mar11_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 10, 2016) Dr J addresses students, faculty, and community members at an event jointly sponsored by the Federalist Society and the James Wilson Institute at George Washington University. Her talk is entitled "The Sexual Revolution and its Victims."

Direct download: Mar10_16.mp3
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(March 4, 2016) Dr J is one of the speakers at this year's Catholic Answers Conference: "Restoring Marriage Today." Her talk was entitled "Keeping the Family Together: Public Policies and Personal Strategies."

Direct download: Mar04_16.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(February 22, 2016) Dr J is a guest speaker at the Serra Club of Houston, where she gave a talk entitled "The Family is the Seedbed of Religious Vocations." The Serra Club is an international organization of Catholic laypeople dedicated to supporting religious vocations.

Direct download: Feb22_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(January 27, 2016) Dr J is once again Sheila Liaugminas's guest on A Closer Look. They're discussing culture, faith, family, and rebuilding society by keeping the family together and strengthening the institution of marriage. Check out Austin's article, too: "11 Reasons the Sexual Revolution has been a Complete, Utter, and Deadly Failure."

Direct download: Jan27_16.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(January 22, 2016) Dr J is once again Patrick Coffin's guest on Catholic Answers Live. Their topic: keeping the family together through the preservation of marriage.

For more information on "Restoring Marriage Today," the upcoming Catholic Answers Conference in March in San Diego, please check out their website. Hope to see you there!

Direct download: Jan22_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(January 14, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the Catholic church's worldwide Synod on the Family and the educational conference immediately beforehand in which Dr J participated.

Direct download: Jan14_16.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(January 6, 2016) Dr J is once again Molly Smith's guest on From the Median to discuss how the sexual revolution has not provided a solution to our problems--the whole package has been damaging, and we can't ignore some fruits of it while condemning others.

Direct download: Jan06_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(November 17, 2015) Dr J is interviewed by Steve and Becky Green on The Catholic Conversation out of Phoenix, Arizona. They're discussing the fallout of the sexual revolution in regard to freedom and the family broadly and children specifically.

Direct download: Nov17_15.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(October 29, 2015) Dr J is in Utah! She traveled there to be part of the 9th annual World Congress of Families. She's speaking at their plenary panel "Assessing Damage and Restoring Family Values" on all of the different types of people who have been harmed by the sexual revolution.

Direct download: Oct29_15.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT