Ruth Institute Podcast (marriage)
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage

(November 17, 2016) Dr J is once again Molly Smith's guest on From the Median. They're discussing her latest book, 101 Tips for Marrying the Right Person, and interrelatedness of the marriage and life issues.

Direct download: Nov18_16.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(October 5, 2016) Our own Betsy Kerekes was invited to speak on "The Busted Halo Show" with Father Dave Dwyer and Brett Siddell. They're about the new book Betsy and Dr. J just wrote, 101 Tips for Marrying the Right Person.

Direct download: Oct21_16.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 9:12am PST

(October 3, 2016) Dr J went on a whirlwind trip to Australia earlier this year; while she was there, she connected with several wonderful people in the marriage movement down under. Here she's giving an interview to John Jurgutis from Cradio on the second book she authored with Betsy Kerekes, 101 Tips for Marrying the Right Person.

Direct download: Oct13_16.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(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 PST

(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 PST

(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 PST

(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 PST

Dr J @ "Celebrate Marriage!" rally in Salt Lake City

(September 18, 2014) Dr J travels to Utah to participate in the Stand for the Family conference put on by the Latter Day Saints. While she was there, she was invited to participate in a rally at the state capitol celebrating marriage--this is her speech there. Stay tuned for her talk at the conference!

Direct download: Sep26_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 11:30am PST

Updates California's Abortion Mandate & Utah's Polygamy Ban

(August 29, 2014) Dr J is Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc., where they discussed California's directive requiring insurers to cover elective abortions and a partial lift on Utah's polygamy ban. Check out more of Todd's interviews over at the on-demand archives at IssuesEtc.org.

Direct download: Aug30_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 11:30am PST

Relevant Roundtable: Marriage

(August 27, 2014) Dr J is once again a guest on Sheila Liaugminas' show "A Closer Look" to discuss the developments on the marriage and family front here in the U.S. After they catch up, she joins a panel with Mary Summerhays and Alisa Olson to discuss more on marriage, Ruth's ITAF conference, and Utah's upcoming "Stand for the Family" conference and Voice for Marriage website.

Direct download: Aug29_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 8:11am PST

Millennials Say No to Marriage

(July 22, 2014) Dr J is once again a guest on Drew Mariani's eponymous show where they discussed the falling marriage rate among millennials--check out the accompanying news segment here.

Direct download: Jul23_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 11:30am PST

Summit: Defending Marriage

(July 8, 2014) Dr J traveled to Bryan College in Dayton, TN, to participate in Summit's Worldview Conference for high school and college students. She gave two talks there; this is her second one, "Defending Marriage." If you missed "Love and Economics," check out the previous podcast.

Direct download: Jul10_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 11:30am PST

Summit: Love & Economics

(July 8, 2014) Dr J traveled to Bryan College in Dayton, TN, to participate in Summit's Worldview Conference for high school and college students. She gave two talks there; this is the first one, "Love and Economics." Stay tuned for "Defending Marriage."

Direct download: Jul09_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 11:30am PST

Blackstone 2014: Defending Marriage

(June 13, 2014) Dr J traveled to Phoenix to participate in Alliance Defending Freedom's Blackstone Legal Fellowship, where she gave two talks. This is the second one, "Defending Marriage," on why marriage matters and what has happened and will happen as it gets more and more redefined by the progress of the sexual revolution. If you missed the last talk, check out the previous podcast.

Direct download: Jun17_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 8:00am PST

Blackstone 2014: Love & Economics

(June 13, 2014) Dr J traveled to Phoenix to participate in Alliance Defending Freedom's Blackstone Legal Fellowship, where she gave two talks. This is the first one, "Love and Economics," on what marriage is and why we need it--stay tuned for the next one!

Direct download: Jun16_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 1:57pm PST

Notre Dame Panel: Marriage, the Church, and the Common Good

 (March 17, 2014) This is a neat story--Dr J's part of a panel at Notre Dame on the role of the Catholic Church in the cultural and political debate surrounding marriage. The discussion, "Marriage, the Church, and the Common Good," was organized by Michael Bradley, a senior at Notre Dame and a member of the ITAF class of 2013. The story's also on our blog--check it out here.

Direct download: Apr04_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 3:30pm PST

After Cana

(February 1, 2014) Dr J gave a presentation on continuing marriage health and cultural impact at a small retreat-style gathering of some local Catholic families. We're calling it "After Cana," for those of you familiar with the pre-Cana marriage preparation in the Catholic church.

Direct download: Mar20_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 3:30pm PST

A New Study of Marriage and Poverty

(January 14, 2014) Dr J is Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc., where they discussed marriage and poverty--specifically a new study that claims to show that "government programs to promote marriage as a way to help single moms" are ineffective.

Direct download: Jan16_14.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 3:30pm PST

Responding to the Slate Article, “The Dutch Don’t Care About Marriage”

(November 12, 2013) Dr J is Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc., where they discussed Katie Roiphe's recent Slate article entitled "The Dutch Don't Care About Marriage." You can check out all of Todd's guests and topics in the on-demand archives at IssuesEtc.org.

Direct download: Nov14_13.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 11:36am PST

Eden Prairie, MN: Equality?

(April 21, 2013) Dr J is part of the "Minnesota for Marriage" bus tour. Here's her talk at the tour's stop in Eden Prairie, "Equality?" Stay tuned--more material from the tour is coming up.

Direct download: Apr26c_13.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 2:41pm PST

Owatonna, MN: "The March of History"

(April 21, 2013) Dr J is part of the "Minnesota for Marriage" bus tour. Here's her talk at the tour's stop in Owatonna, "The March of History." Stay tuned--more material from the tour is coming up.

Direct download: Apr26b_13.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 1:49pm PST

Montevideo, MN: The Essential Public Purpose of Marriage

(April 20, 2013) Dr J is part of the "Minnesota for Marriage" bus tour. Here's her talk at the tour's stop in Montevideo, "The Essential Public Purpose of Marriage." Stay tuned--more material from the tour is coming up.

Direct download: Apr26a_13.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 1:07pm PST

What's Bugging Bill?

(April 9, 2013) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc. to discuss Bill O'Reilly's recent contention that no good arguments have been advanced in favor of marriage.

Direct download: Apr10_13.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

March for Marriage

(March 26, 2013) Dr J was at the first annual March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., where she gave this inspirational talk.

Direct download: Apr02_13.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 11:43am PST

Dr J @ Patrick Henry College: Q&A

(March 20, 2013) This is the question-and-answer session following Dr J's informal address to the student body and faculty at Patrick Henry College in Virginia. If you missed her talk, check out the previous podcast.

Direct download: Mar22qa_13.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 6:30am PST