Conversations with David Blankenhorn
Joseph (Jody) Bottom is an editor, speaker, and best-selling author. His most recent book is An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America. His August 2013 essay in Commonweal – "The Things We Share: A Catholic's Case for Same-Sex Marriage" – was an immediate sensation. He lives in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Charles Reid, Jr. is a professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis. He is a prolific author of scholarly works related to marriage and marriage history as well as a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post. One of his recent law review articles is "The Devil Comes to Kansas: A Story of Free Love, Sexual Privacy, and the Law."
This conversation took place in New York City on February 5, 2014.