Ethics and Culture Cast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

64 episodes of Ethics and Culture Cast since the first episode, which aired on September 28th, 2017.

  • Episode 64: Fr. Matthew Schneider, LC

    January 14th, 2022  |  26 mins 35 secs
    bioethics, moral theology, morals, privacy, social media, theology

    Fr. Matthew Schneider, LC is a priest of the Legionaries of Christ, currently writing a dissertation on issues of informational privacy and the Church. We chat about how the Church engages secular thinkers on these important questions, and how he has used social media as a channel of evangelization.

  • Episode 63: Christopher Beha

    November 18th, 2021  |  34 mins 42 secs
    author, catholic, memoir, novel, writing

    Christopher Beha is the author of a memoir, The Whole Five Feet, and the novels Arts & Entertainments and What Happened to Sophie Wilder. His latest novel, The Index of Self-Destructive Acts, was nominated for the 2020 National Book Award. He is the editor of Harper’s Magazine.

  • Episode 62: Alex Jones of Hallow

    November 4th, 2021  |  31 mins 43 secs
    catholic, prayer, technology

    A chat with Alex Jones, co-founder and CEO of Hallow, the #1 Catholic app for prayer, meditation, music, and sleep

  • Episode 61: Petra Farrell

    October 29th, 2021  |  28 mins 58 secs
    abortion, dcec, pro-life, prolife

    Petra Farrell is the Culture of Life Program Manager at the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture.

  • Episode 60: Kirk Doran

    October 7th, 2021  |  29 mins 56 secs
    economics, education, innovation, professor

    In this episode, we chat with Kirk Doran, Henkels Family Collegiate Chair and Associate Professor of Economics at Notre Dame. We chat about the delight that economists find in discovering unintended consequences, about how professional prizes affect their recipients' future output, and the joys of a classical education for children.

  • Episode 59: Christina Bambrick

    September 23rd, 2021  |  17 mins 49 secs
    constitution, polisci, political science

    Christina Bambrick is assistant professor of political science at Notre Dame.

  • Episode 58: Brian Mulholland

    September 9th, 2021  |  22 mins 59 secs
    fellow, math, mission, pedagogy

    Dr. Brian Mulholland is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Mathematics Department at the University of Notre Dame.

  • Episode 57: Vicki Thorn

    August 26th, 2021  |  39 mins 28 secs
    abortion, healing, mercy, ministry

    Vicki Thorn is the founder of the post-abortion healing ministry Project Rachel and executive director of the National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing.

  • Episode 56: Joshua Hren

    June 17th, 2021  |  50 mins 45 secs
    beauty, dante, flannery, imagination, o'connor, writing

    Joshua Hren is the founder and publisher of Wiseblood Books, author of "How to Read (and Write) Like a Catholic," and cofounder of a new MFA program in Creative Writing at the University of St. Thomas that focuses on the Catholic imagination.

  • Episode 55: Carter Snead and "What It Means to Be Human"

    May 27th, 2021  |  29 mins 18 secs
    abortion, anthropology, art, euthanasia, ivf

    dCEC Director O. Carter Snead returns to the podcast to discuss his recent book, "What It Means to Be Human: The Case for the Body in Public Bioethics."

  • Episode 54: Todd Hartch

    May 14th, 2021  |  27 mins 21 secs
    architecture, art, beauty, catholic, dominicans, truth

    Todd Hartch is a ND Vita Institute alumnus and professor of history at Eastern Kentucky University. He is the author of "A Time to Build Anew: How to Find the True, Good, and Beautiful in America."

  • Episode 53: Solzhenitsyn and American Culture

    March 15th, 2021  |  28 mins 51 secs

    We chat with David Deavel and Jessica Hooten Wilson, editors of the book "Solzhenitsyn and American Culture: The Russian Soul in the West," a recent volume in our Solzenitsyn book series with the University of Notre Dame Press.