Ruth Institute Podcast (love & sex)
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage

(February 13, 2017) Jennifer Johnson, Ruth Institute's Associate Director, is speaking with Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing cohabitation.

Direct download: Feb13_17.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(February 10, 2017) Dr J is interviewed by Greg Corombos on Dateline: Washington, Radio America's nationally syndicated news magazine. They're discussing a new survey on sex and singles released by Match.com that details the degree of casual sex among singles in today's culture.

Direct download: Feb10_17.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

A Government Study on Cohabitation

(January 8, 2014) Dr J is Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc., where they discussed a government study showing an increase in cohabitation and a decrease in so-called "shotgun weddings."

Direct download: Jan09_14.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 3:30pm PST

UNC Chapel Hill: Q&A

(November 13, 2012) Dr J traveled to North Carolina last week to speak at UNC Chapel Hill's Love and Fidelity chapter. This is the question-and-answer session afterward--if you missed her talk, check out the previous podcast.

Direct download: Nov19b_12.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 10:00pm PST

UNC Chapel Hill

(November 13, 2012) Dr J traveled to North Carolina last week to speak at UNC Chapel Hill's Love and Fidelity chapter. She takes questions afterward, too--check out the next podcast.

Direct download: Nov19a_12.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

The Doctors Are In: Angela & David Franks on "Theology of the Body"

(August 28, 2012) Drs Angela and David Franks appear with Scott Landry on the radio show "The Good Catholic Life" to discuss Pope John Paul II's "Theology of the Body." The Franks teach at the Theological Institute for the New Evangelization at St. John's Seminary.

"The Good Catholic Life" is also on Facebook--check them out.

Direct download: Aug31_12.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 11:50am PST

Dr J @ Harvard True Love Revolution

(March 29, 2012) Dr J speaks at Harvard True Love Revolution on her book Smart Sex: Finding Love in a Hook-up World.

Direct download: Apr25_12.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 7:00am PST

Sex Week at Yale University

(February 14, 2012) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss Yale University's "sex week."

Direct download: Mar02_12.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Dale Kuehne interview

(December 19, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego. Today she's interviewing Dr Dale Kuehne, a politics professor at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, author of "Sex and the iWorld", ordained Presbyterian minister, and vice-chair of the ethics committee. They're discussing alternatives to today's sexualized culture, Aristotle's views on sex, and much more.

For her interview with Dr Steven Heaney, check out the previous podcast.

Also, here's her interview with Dr Donald Hilton (referenced in the pornography discussion).

Direct download: Jan06_12.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

The Doctors are In! (Miriam Grossman Interview)

(July 18, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego.  Today she's interviewing Dr Miriam Grossman, author of "Unprotected" and "You're Teaching My Child What?".  Dr Grossman spent 12 years counseling students at UCLA.  They're discussing the problems with and double standards of sex education as endorsed from classrooms to politics to mental health professionals.  It's more like sex ideology, and it certainly doesn't bear close examination.

Direct download: Jul21_11.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 12:06pm PST

Market Economics and the Family

(June 16, 2011) Dr J delivers her first talk, "Market Economics and the Family" at the 2011 Acton University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  She talks about how the market and the family interact and influence one another.  Afterward, she takes questions on the subject matter.

Direct download: Jun21_11.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Loved into Existence

(May 27, 2011) Dr J travels to Hong Kong to speak at a conference.  "The Family and Sexual Ethics: Christian Foundations and Public Values" featured scholars from the UK, US, mainland China, and Hong Kong.  Her talk is called "Loved into Existence."

Direct download: Jun15_11.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 1:48pm PST

What Sex?

Butt sex.

(May 10, 2011) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss the recent "butt play" expo at Texas A&M. This podcast starts off with a graphic example of what was taught at the conference--not suitable for young ears.

Direct download: May11b_11.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 8:33am PST

Wanted: Hook-Ups (Online Edition)

(March 22, 2011) Dr J appears on Issues, Etc, where she and Todd Wilken discuss the new hook-up site for Chicago University students and the mentality that drives the hook-up culture.

She also updated us on her speaking engagement at Parents Involved in Education in South Carolina--watch for more on that in future podcasts.

Direct download: Mar24_11.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 2:51pm PST

NYT essay contest: "Modern Love"

(March 15, 2011) Dr J appears on Issues, Etc, where she and Todd Wilken discuss the New York Times' essay contest on "modern love."  They paint a gloomy picture of it...  Aren't "revolutions" ostensibly meant to improve things?  Why are we sticking with the tenets of the sexual revolution if they leave everyone so miserable?

Direct download: Mar23_11.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Smart Sex @ Duquesne University

(February 3, 2011) Dr J traveled to the East Coast--fortunately she was able to avoid the snowstorms!--for a series of speaking engagements.  Here's her talk from the Federalist Society at Duquesne Law School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania--it's called "Smart Sex."

Direct download: Mar12_11.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Sexual Liberation among the Urban Poor

(November 18, 2010) Dr J speaks at Gordon College on "The Sexual Liberation of the Urban Poor."  Arguably, when you examine how it plays out, not only is it not liberating--it's highly detrimental in many areas.  So what can we do?  How we can help?

The following day, Dr J spoke at Gordon on Marriage, Sex, and Social Justice--that podcast is available here.

Direct download: Dec01_10.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 2:00am PST

The Meaning of Sex

(October 20, 2010) Dr J appears on Dennis O'Donovan's "Religion, Politics, and Culture" to discuss whether or not sex has any meaning.

Direct download: Oct27_10.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 2:27pm PST