by Jennifer Roback Morse
This article was first published March 11, 2014, at ChristianPost.com.
Despite its box office success, the Son of God movie isn’t very good. Despite its widespread endorsement by Christian leaders, it is not faithful to the Scriptures. Watching this film reminded me of my dealings with seriously disturbed children. Read more…
National Marriage Week is celebrated February 7-14, the week leading up to Valentine’s Day. In celebration, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Founder and President of the Ruth Institute, and her co-author Betsy Kerekes, offer seven tips from their new book, “101 Tips for a Happier Marriage: Simple Ways for Couples to Grow Closer to God and to Each Other.” Read more…
By Jennifer Roback Morse
This article was first published on January 10, 2014, at Christianpost.com.
Why do we love Saving Mr. Banks? We have been flocking to see it. Not a single frame of the film is wasted. But what makes it a masterpiece? I think we love this story because the redemption story it tells is one we never tire of hearing.
The word “Disney” has become synonymous with cutesy, sugarcoated escapism. But that is not what Disney studios have offered us here. Nor is it the image the film paints of Walt Disney himself. Read more…
by Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur
I usually avoid marriage-help books like the plague because, in general, I find them far removed from the reality of married life. “Theology of the Body” is beautiful and the ideal, but at least in my sixteen years of experience, has relatively little to do with the ins and outs of getting up every day, taking care of a house and children, and staying married. Read more…
Watch Dr. Morse’s interview on EWTN News Nightly with Colleen Carroll Campbell this Wednesday, January 8!
The show will air at 6pm, 9pm, and 2am Eastern Time. Considering the Supreme Court’s decision to halt Utah’s same-sex marriage laws this morning, the discussion will be especially timely!
You can watch live on EWTN’s website. Go to ewtn.com, click on the Television tab, and choose “Live TV – English.”
The show will also be uploaded onto EWTN’s social media and YouTube shortly after airing.
Don’t miss it!
Dr. J and Betsy Kerekes are Taylor Marshall’s guests on The Drew Mariani Show, where they discussed marriage–how to have a good one, Ruth’s recent publication 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage, and related questions. Order the book on Amazon.
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Dr J, Jennifer Thieme, and Betsy Kerekes are guests on Immaculate Heart Radio’s Setting Things Right, where they discussed all things marriage as well as their recent publication, 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage with co-hosts Kent Peters, Linda Areola, and Deacon Jim Walsh. Click the POD icon here.
by Sarah Reinhard
This article was first published at osv.com on December 18, 2013.
Dr. Jennifer Morse wears many hats, any one of which would keep most people’s hands completely full. She’s the founder and president of an institute to further marriage, a senior research fellow and an author. Her experience includes research and teaching for big-name universities. She’s written scholarly articles that have appeared in an exhaustive list of publications, and she’s undoubtedly an expert in her field. The goal of the Ruth Institute, according to its website, is “to promote lifelong married love to college students by creating an intellectual and social climate favorable to marriage.” Read more…
If you are looking for practical, concrete ways to improve your marriage, be sure to check out the newly released book, 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage: Simple Ways for Couples to Grow Closer to God and to Each Other (Ave Maria Press), by Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse and Betsy Kerekes. Read more…