Podcasts

Welcome to the Ruth Institute podcast page! This is one of my favorite places on the entire site! Here we've collected recordings of my speeches, interviews, and other programs for you to enjoy. Some of these podcasts are from live lecture halls, speeches or rallies. Others are from radio interviews. In all cases, you receive the benefit of the Ruth Institute knowledge and experience on all issues relating to the Sexual Revolution.

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To Create a World Beyond Gender: Philosophies and the Sexual Revolution (Scott Yenor on Dr J)

Is it possible to achieve the things that the Sexual Revolution wants? Or is it just a bid for power? What is the history of the theories, and where do these ideas come from?

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Scott Yenor is a professor of political science at Boise State University. He lives near Boise with his wife, Amy. They have five kids, one out of college and married, two in college, one senior in high school (Lumpy), and a sixth grader (Biscuit). Scott is also chairman of the board at a classical Christian school, the Ambrose School, which is in Meridian, Idaho. He is author of Family Politics: the Idea of Marriage in Modern Political Thought, David Hume’s Humanity, a book on Reconstruction, and a forthcoming book published by Baylor University Press entitled Recovering Family Life: The Rolling Revolution and Its Limits, publishing in summer 2020.


Priestly Celibacy

(January 14, 2020) Fr. Paul Sullins is once again a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing clerical celibacy in the context of the recent controversy involving Pope Benedict removing his name from the recently-released book on the topic "From the Depths of Our Hearts."

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The Divorce Court Nightmare: Stephen Baskerville on the Dr. J Show

It's Friday, and this is an audio podcast of our weekly video broadcast of The Dr J Show. This week's guest is Dr. Stephen Baskerville, an expert in the politics surrounding family court. He is widely recognized as a leading authority on fatherhood, family policy, and sexual politics, and in addition to authoring several books, his writings have appeared in leading national and international publications, both popular and scholarly. He writes on comparative and international politics and on political ideologies with an emphasis on religion, family policy, and sexuality.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here. Action items & resources behind the cut.


Stephen Baskerville is Research Fellow at the Howard Center for Family, Religion, and Society, the Independent Institute, and the Inter-American Institute. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and has held regular appointments at Patrick Henry College (2007-2019), Howard University (1987-1992, 1997-2005) and Palacky University in the Czech Republic (1992-1997), plus Fulbright Scholarships at Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland (2015-16), and the Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow (2011).

He writes on comparative and international politics and on political ideologies with an emphasis on religion, family policy, and sexuality. He is the author of The New Politics of Sex: The Sexual Revolution, Civil Liberties, and the Growth of Governmental Power (Angelico, 2017), and Taken Into Custody: The War against Fathers, Marriage, and the Family (Cumberland House, 2007). His other books include Not Peace But a Sword: The Political Theology of the English Revolution (Routledge, 1993; expanded edition, Wipf & Stock, 2018).

Baskerville is widely recognized as a leading authority on fatherhood, family policy, and sexual politics, and his writings have appeared in leading national and international publications, both popular and scholarly: the Washington Post, Washington Times, Independent Review, Salisbury Review, Society, The American Conservative, Chronicles, Political Science and Politics, Touchstone, Human Events, Women's Quarterly, Catholic World Report, Crisis Magazine, American Spectator, The Spectator, The American Enterprise, National Review, and others.

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New Year's Resolutions!

We're about to roar into the 2020's. Are resolutions on your mind? What do you want to accomplish? How can we make the world a better, brighter place? Dr. Morse offers some action items and suggestions for New Year's resolutions!

Fr Paul Sullins, Ph.D., is senior research associate at the Ruth Institute, and his list of writings stretches past all of our arms. He's our guest this week to offer insights from his research on topics as varied as the recent clergy sex abuse scandal all the way to positive hope for the New Year.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.


 


Dr J's Christmas Special

Merry Christmas from the Ruth Institute! Blessings to you and yours this holiday season. This show's content has been sourced from the original Christmas narrative that continues to bring hope to the world. Enjoy.

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This is an audio podcast of our video project The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.


Escaping the LGBT Culture: Doug Mainwaring on the Dr. J Show

It's Friday, and this is an audio podcast of our weekly video broadcast of The Dr J Show. This week's guest is Doug Mainwaring, journalist, author, and activist. He works to promote the rights of children and strengthen families and marriage--tune in to this episode of The Dr J Show to hear how and why.

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This is an audio podcast of our video project The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

 


The New Colonialism of the Sexual Revolution

(December 12, 2019) Dr J is in Africa! She was invited to speak at the 2019 National Youth Conference (hosted by the Diocese of Kasana-Luweero in Uganda). Y'all, there are 5000 people here, and she's about to talk about the threat from "The New Colonialism of the Sexual Revolution."

Link: text of the speech with citations.

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The REAL Saint Nick: do you know who Santa Claus really was?

(November 2019) It's Friday, and this is an audio podcast of our weekly video broadcast of "The Dr J Show." This week's topic is St. Nicholas: the historical figure in whom Santa Claus has his origins.

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Does God Make People Gay?

(December 3, 2019) Fr Paul Sullins is a guest of Father Robert McTeigue on The Station of the Cross's "The Catholic Current." The question under discussion today is "'born this way:' does God make people gay?"

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" 'Born That Way' No More: The New Science of Sexual Orientation," Dr. Sullins in Public Discourse

Ganna study & accompanying New York Times article

Something More Beautiful, talk by Hudson Byblow


The Theology of Home: Dr Carrie Gress on The Dr J Show

It's Friday, and this is an audio podcast of our weekly video broadcast of "The Dr J Show." This week's guest is Dr. Carrie Gress, editor of Theology of Home, writer, author, mother, and more. Stay tuned for her interview in this episode of The Dr J Show.

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This is an audio podcast of our newest video project, The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

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