Ethics and Culture Cast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 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.

  • Episode 52: Michael McGlinn

    February 25th, 2021  |  27 mins 2 secs
    adoration, alumnus, eucharist, football

    Michael McGlinn is a Notre Dame alumnus, filmmaker, musician, and the founder of Adore Him Daily, a ministry that promotes Eucharistic Adoration.

  • Episode 51: Bill Schmitt

    February 18th, 2021  |  28 mins 29 secs

    Bill Schmitt is the editor of "Telling Stories That Matter," a volume of collected memoirs and essays by Fr. Marvin O'Connell, longtime professor of history at the University of Notre Dame.

  • Episode 50: Fr. David Guffey, C.S.C.

    October 8th, 2020  |  24 mins 53 secs
    csc, film, holy cross, movies, peyton, radio, venerable

    Fr. Guffey is National Director of Family Theater Productions and the executive producer of the new film "PRAY: The Life of Patrick Peyton"

  • Episode 49: Dan Philpott and Jess Keating

    September 30th, 2020  |  24 mins 23 secs
    church, teaching, theology

    Daniel Philpott (Political Science) and Jessica Keating (McGrath Institute for Church Life) are co-teachers of the Notre Dame undergraduate theology class "Why the Church? Making the Case for Catholicism to Millennials."

  • Episode 48: Fr. John Paul Kimes

    September 3rd, 2020  |  30 mins 1 sec
    abortion, law, priest, pro-life

    Fr. John Paul Kimes teaches canon law at Notre Dame Law School and is the Raymond of Peñafort Fellow in Canon Law at the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture.

  • Episode 47: Zena Hitz

    August 20th, 2020  |  30 mins 18 secs
    book, faith, intellect, intellectual, teaching, thought

    Zena Hitz is a Tutor in the great books program at St. John's College and author of the book "Lost In Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life."

  • Episode 46: George Weigel and "The Next Pope"

    August 6th, 2020  |  29 mins 51 secs
    evangelization, papacy, pope

    George Weigel's newest book is "The Next Pope: The Office of Peter and a Church in Mission." We discuss why he wrote the book, who it's for, and how every Christian, not just the Pope, has the responsibility to introduce people to Jesus Christ. Weigel is a distinguished senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Episode 45: Anja Renkes, ND '20

    May 14th, 2020  |  19 mins 53 secs
    art, ireland, irish studies, sorin fellow, theology

    We chat with Anja Renkes, an undergraduate Sorin Fellow of the Notre Dame class of 2020.