Ruth Institute Podcast
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage
Austin Nimocks & Shoshana Grossbard interviews

(December 12, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego. Today she's interviewing Austin Nimocks, senior legal counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund, and Shoshana Grossbard, professor of economics at San Diego State University and founding editor of the Review of Economics of the Household. They're discussing Canada's recent [unsuccessful] attempt to legalize polygamy.

For Dr J's interview with Paul Diamond, check out the previous podcast. Also check out her Issues, Etc. interview on the Canadian polygamy ruling.

Direct download: Dec21_11.mp3
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Paul Diamond interview

(December 12, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego. Today she's interviewing barrister Paul Diamond, who specializes in defending religious liberty in the United Kingdom.

Direct download: Dec20_11.mp3
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Scott Yenor interview

(December 5, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego. Today she's interviewing Dr. Scott Yenor, associate professor and chair of the political science department at Boise State University. He's written Family Politics: The Idea of Marriage in Modern Political Thought, which they're discussing.

Direct download: Dec19_11.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 9:11am PST

Q & A: The Definition of Marriage, The Importance of Marriage

(November 15, 2011) Dr J travels to Loyola Marymount to speak on the definition and importance of marriage at a talk sponsored by the school's theology and philosophy departments, the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, and College Republicans. This is the Q & A afterward--check out the previous podcast for her talk.

Direct download: Dec10b_11.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 8:00am PST

The Definition of Marriage, The Importance of Marriage

(November 15, 2011) Dr J travels to Loyola Marymount to speak on the definition and importance of marriage at a talk sponsored by the school's theology and philosophy departments, the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, and College Republicans. There was a Q & A afterward, too--check out the next podcast.

To view the Reel Love Challenge videos and the I Commit video, check out our YouTube channel or our website, ruthinstitute.org.

Direct download: Dec10a_11.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Vatican funding Adult Stem Cell Research

(November 8, 2011) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss the Vatican's decision to fund adult stem-cell research via a small biotech company in the United States.

Direct download: Dec09_11.mp3
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40th Anniversary of Ms. Magazine

(November 16, 2011) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss Gloria Steinhem's recent comments on the 40th anniversary of Ms. Magazine--and what the feminist movement isn't responsible for.

Direct download: Dec08_11.mp3
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Canadian Court Upholds Ban on Polygamy

(November 29, 2011) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss the recent Canadian court decision denying polygamous marriage rights to Canadian families--even when presented with the same arguments used to defend same-sex unions (which are legal in Canada).

Direct download: Dec07_11.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 9:16am PST

Dr J @ ITAF: Wrap-Up

(July 30, 2011) Here's Dr J speaking on why "It Takes a Family to Raise a Village" at Ruth Institute's 2011 conference of the same name. There's Q & A session afterward, too.

Direct download: Dec06_11.mp3
Category:ITAF 2011 -- posted at: 11:29am PST