Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

The President's Marriage Agenda for the Forgotten 60% – with Elizabeth Marquardt

Amy Ziettlow and Elizabeth Marquardt discuss the 2012 State of our Unions report, "The President's Marriage Agenda for the Forgotten 60%."

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

Does the Shape of Families Shape Faith? – with Elizabeth Marquardt

Host Amy Ziettlow discusses with Elizabeth Marquardt the release of the report Does the Shape of Families Shape Faith? They discuss highlights from the report's release event in Chicago as well as the FamilyScholars Symposium related to the report.

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

Faith and Children of Divorce – with Chuck Stokes

Amy Ziettlow discusses faith and children of divorce with Charles E. Stokes, Professor at Samford University and co-author of "Does the Shape of Families Shape Faith? Challenging Churches to Confront Family Change."

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

Marriage in the New Middle America – with Elizabeth Marquardt

Host Amy Ziettlow discusses with Elizabeth Marquardt, editor of the FamilyScholars blog and co-author of State of our Unions: The President's Marriage Agenda for the Forgotten Sixty Percent, removing the marriage penalty for low income Americans.

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies – with John Culhane [Part 2]

Amy Ziettlow converses with John Culhane, Law Professor at Widener University and Co-author of the Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies. In Part Two, they discuss civil unions, domestic partnerships, and raising children.

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies – with John Culhane [Part 1]

Host Amy Ziettlow converses with John Culhane, Law Professor at Widener University and Co-author of the Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies. In Part One, they discuss DOMA, the intricacies of filing taxes for same-sex couples, the status of marriage, and even the NFL.

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

Religion, Divorce, and American Teens – with Melinda Lundquist Denton

Amy Ziettlow converses with Melinda Lundquist Denton, Professor in the Social Sciences at Clemson University. They discuss Denton's ground-breaking analysis concerning the impact of divorce on the practice and experience of the faith of teenagers and young adults.

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

Back to the Future with Faith and Family Structure – with Andrew Root

Amy Ziettlow converses with Andrew Root, Professor of Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary. They discuss his existential and intellectual journey that led to his book "The Children of Divorce" as well as how that work fits into his larger body of theological thought.

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

The Definition of Marriage – with Ryan Anderson

Amy Ziettlow interviews Ryan T. Anderson, William E. Simon Fellow at the Heritage Foundation. They discuss Ryan's latest book, "What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense," the relationship between writing and music, and the importance of civil conversations when we disagree.

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

Gen X Faith and Culture – with Bill McGarvey

Bill McGarvey – accomplished singer songwriter, editor of busted halo.com for six years, and presently columnist for America Magazine – writes and sings about the intersection of culture and faith from a Catholic perspective with a heart for the spiritual seeker. Get to know Bill and his music in this exploration of faith and the creative spirit.

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Amy met Bill McGarvey at an Institute for American Values event where Fordham University professor and public intellectual, Peter Steinfels, and I discussed whether liberals will support marriage without the word gay in front of it. Spoiler alert, we said yes!

After the show, I met Bill and discovered his passion for thinking about Generation X, Catholicism, and finding God in the arts.

Music for the podcast made available courtesy of Bill McGarvey. Music can be purchased at billmcgarvey.com.

And please, subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/conversations-amy-ziettlow/id604538981

The interview was originally recorded on May 24, 2013.

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

The Hope of Youth Ministry

Kenda Creasy Dean, professor of youth, church and culture at Princeton Theological Seminary and the author of many books including "Almost Christian" talks with Amy about how to think about – among other things – how young people in our culture end up believing above all that "God is nice and God wants you to be nice."

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They discuss the arc of her career focusing on the importance of family and faith in supporting a consequential faith in today's young people.

Professor Dean also reflects on her contribution to "Does the Shape of Families Shape Faith?" project, hosted by IAV.

Music for the podcast made available courtesy of Bill McGarvey. Music can be purchased at billmcgarvey.com.

And please, subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/conversations-amy-ziettlow/id604538981

Conversations with Amy Ziettlow

A Rabbi's Struggle With Grief and God – with Rabbi Daniel Greyber

Amy Ziettlow interviews Rabbi Daniel Greyber of Beth El Synagogue in Durham, North Carolina and author of "Faith Unravels: A Rabbi's Struggle With Grief and God."

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