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

(March 16, 2017) Dr J is speaking with John Harper on Relevant Radio's Morning Air about Ruth Institute's "Go to Confession" campaign.

Direct download: Mar16_17.mp3
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(November 21, 2016) Dr J was invited to speak at the Altar Society in Lake Charles on the work and history of the Ruth Institute.

Direct download: Jan13_17.mp3
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(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
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(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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Did Feminism Ruin Women? Partially.

(January 10, 2013) Samantha Schroeder is a guest on The Drew Mariani Show, where she and Drew discussed feminism in the context of her recent article, "Was Rush Limbaugh Right When He Said Feminism 'Ruined Women'? Partially." Samantha is program assistant at the Alexander Hamilton Society and blogs at the Ruth Institute.

Direct download: Jan24_13.mp3
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Acton: Basic Economics Q&A

(June 13, 2012) Dr J takes questions after her talk on basic economics from Acton's annual conference. If you missed the talk, check out today's previous podcast.

Direct download: Jun28b_12.mp3
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Acton: Basic Economics

(June 13, 2012) Dr J speaks on basic economics from Acton's annual conference this year. She also takes questions after the talk--check out the next podcast for that.

Direct download: Jun28a_12.mp3
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President Obama’s Alienation of Roman Catholic Voters

(October 13, 2011) Last fall, Dr J and Todd Wilken met on Issues, Etc to discuss President Obama's alienation of Roman Catholic voters.

Direct download: May24_12.mp3
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A Closer Look: Student Initiatives for Marriage & Life

(April 25, 2012) Dr J, Jim McGlone, and Anne Morse are all guests of Sheila Liaugminas on Relevant Radio's "A Closer Look." They're discussing the marriage and life issues--specifically in the context of student initiatives on the positive side. Jim McGlone is president of Harvard True Love Revolution and Harvard Right to Life, and Anne Morse is president of Berkeley Students for Life.

Direct download: Apr27_12.mp3
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Religious Freedom Rally: Pastor Netz Gómez

(March 23, 2012) Pastor Netz Gómez, radio talk show host and pastor of Houses of Light Church, prays for guidance and healing at the religious liberty rally in San Diego, California--part of nation-wide swell that included 140 rallies that day. Check out our podcast stream to hear the other speakers.

Direct download: Apr18e_12.mp3
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Religious Freedom Rally: Kathy Marler

(March 23, 2012) Kathy Marler, director of public affairs for the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, speaks on the nature of public discourse and what a religious perspective brings to the table at the religious liberty rally in San Diego, California--part of nation-wide swell that included 140 rallies that day. Check out our podcast stream to hear the other speakers.

Direct download: Apr18d_12.mp3
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Dr. Dale S. Kuehne on "A Closer Look"

(February 15, 2012) Dr Dale Kuehne, one of Ruth Institute's Circle of Experts, is a guest of Sheila Liaugminas on "A Closer Look" to discuss the global economic situation in the context of ethics.

Direct download: Mar09_12.mp3
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MacLaurin Center Dialogue: Dr J & Bill Doherty

(February 29, 2012) Dr J and Dr Bill Doherty dialogue about sexual education and the views that underlie it from the MacLaurin Center in Twin Cities. Dr. Doherty is a family Social Science professor at the University of Minnesota.

Direct download: Mar05_12.mp3
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Promotion of Gay Rights Internationally

(December 13, 2012) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss Secretary Clinton's assertion that religious liberty and homosexual rights stem from the same source.

Direct download: Jan13_12.mp3
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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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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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Tom Peters interview

(November 14, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego. In the second hour of the program she's interviewing Tom Peters of the American Papist blog. They're discussing his participation in the grassroots-y youth Catholic movement.

If you missed the first hour (with Dr Don Hilton), check out the previous podcast.

Some links discussed in the show:
American Papist: http://catholicvote.org/discuss/index.php?show=papist
Marriage Anti-Defamation Alliance: http://marriageada.org/

Direct download: Nov28b_11.mp3
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Dr. Byron Johnson interview

(November 7, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego. In the second hour of the program she's interviewing Dr Byron Johnson, professor of social sciences at Baylor University and director of both the Institute for Studies of Religion and the Program on Pro-Social Behavior. They're discussing the role of religiosity in reducing crime.

If you missed the first hour (with Dr Peggy Hartshorn), check out the previous podcast.

Direct download: Nov16b_11.mp3
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Dr. Michael Brown interview

(September 26, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego.  Today she's interviewing Dr. Michael Brown, Messianic Jewish scholar and author of 20 books, the latest of which is "A Queer Thing Happened to America,"  which is the subject of their discussion.

Direct download: Oct10_11.mp3
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Dran Reese interview

(August 29, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego.  Today she's interviewing Dran Reese, director of Salt and Light Council, which is a grassroots Biblical citizenship ministry.  They're discussing SB 48, California's textbook bill that mandates the teaching of gay and lesbian history as part of the social studies curriculum in public schools (and gets around that pesky "opt out" thing some of the parents do).

Direct download: Sep08_11.mp3
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Freedom & Liberty (Father Sirico Interview)

(July 4, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego.  Today she's interviewing Father Robert Sirico, president of the Acton Institute.  They're discussing liberty and freedom in the context of the Catholic faith.

Direct download: Jul20_11.mp3
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Gay History 101?

(July 6, 2011) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss the bill on Governor Jerry Brown's desk mandating that gay history be taught in California's public schools.

Direct download: Jul13_11.mp3
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Dr Todd Hartch on "Religion, Politics, & the Culture"

(June 22, 2011) Dr Todd Hartch, associate professor of history at Eastern Kentucky University and a member of Ruth Institute's Board of Academic Advisors, appears on Dennis O'Donovan's Florida-based radio show, "Religion, Politics, and the Culture."  They discuss three articles Dr. Hartch recently wrote for The Catholic Thing.

Direct download: Jun28_11.mp3
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