55 minutes | Feb 10, 2021

32. Do Families Matter? with Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse

Using both personal stories and professional research as an economist, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, president of the Ruth Institute, discusses with Erin and Sarah the irreplaceable importance that families have in establishing and maintaining a thriving society.

 

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse Show Notes: 

The Ruth Institute: http://www.ruthinstitute.org/ 

“Love & Economics: It Takes A Family to Raise a Village” by Jennifer Roback Morse, PhD: https://www.amazon.com/Love-Economics-Takes-Family-Village/dp/0981605915/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Love+and+Economics&qid=1612883926&s=books&sr=1-1 

“The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self” Carl Trueman: https://www.amazon.com/Rise-Triumph-Modern-Self-Individualism/dp/1433556332  

“The Writings of St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe - Volume I – Letters”: https://www.amazon.com/Writings-St-Maximilian-Maria-Kolbe-ebook/dp/B0741V9QX4/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+writings+of+st.+maximilian+kolbe&qid=1612884058&s=books&sr=1-1 

“The Writings of St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe - Volume II – Various Writings”: https://www.amazon.com/Writings-St-Maximilian-Maria-Kolbe-ebook/dp/B0741VB53J/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=the+writings+of+st.+maximilian+kolbe&qid=1612884139&s=books&sr=1-3 

“American on Trial: A Defense of the Founding” Robert Reilly: https://www.amazon.com/America-Trial-Founding-Robert-Reilly/dp/1586179489/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=american+on+trial&qid=1612884213&s=books&sr=1-1 

“The End of Democracy” collection of essays from First Things: https://www.firstthings.com/article/1996/11/the-end-of-democracy-the-judicial-usurpation-of-politics 

“The Anti-Mary Exposed: Rescuing the Culture by Toxic Femininity” by Carrie Gress, PhD: https://www.amazon.com/Anti-Mary-Exposed-Rescuing-Culture-Femininity/dp/1505110262/ref=sr_1_1?crid=30IP9LUCG7PL5&dchild=1&keywords=the+anti-mary+exposed&qid=1612884356&s=books&sprefix=the+anti-mary+%2Cstripbooks%2C183&sr=1-1 

Erin and her husband, Brett, run Maven which “exists to help the next generation know truth, pursue goodness, and create beauty, all for the cause of Christ.” Check out more about Maven here: https://maventruth.com/ 

The Strong Women Podcast is a product of the Colson Center which equips Christians to live out their faith with clarity, confidence, and courage in this cultural moment. Through commentaries, podcasts, videos, and more, we help Christians better understand what’s happening in the world, and champion what is true and good wherever God has called them.  

Learn more about the Colson Center here: https://www.colsoncenter.org/ 

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