Dr. Mary Anne Layden, a psychotherapist and leading scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss the connections between porn and sexual violence–and what we can do about it.
By Jonathon Van Maren Trinity Western University’s law school has just won a major victory. According to the Globe and Mail: The B.C. Court of Appeal has upheld the right of Trinity Western University to operate a law school, saying the Law Society of B.C. was wrong to refuse the school’s application over concerns that…Details
Captivated by online porn as a child, Gabe Deem consistently watched high-speed internet porn from the age of 12. Growing up in a time and culture where watching porn was normal, He had no idea that what he thought was pleasurable, fun and “sex-positive” could actually have a negative effect on him. As time went…Details
Dr. Craig Evans is one of the world’s top Bible scholars. He joins Jonathon Van Maren from Houston, Texas, to discuss the accuracy of the Bible and the archaeological record.
By Jonathon Van Maren I noticed that a letter George H.W. Bush wrote to Bill Clinton as they exchanged the Oval Office is making the rounds again, with much oohing and ahhing over the “civility” and “decorum” that seems “part of a bygone age.” Perhaps this election is making me a bit thin-skinned or I…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren I wrote yesterday that one of the more frustrating aspects of the ongoing rediscovery of sexual ethics by the secular progressives in response to Mr. Trump’s crude overindulgence in the fruits of the Sexual Revolution was the blatant nature of the hypocrisy. The champions of pornography, alternative sexual lifestyles, crude public…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren So, where to start? Like many other political junkies, I spent much of Saturday evening watching the tabloidization of American politics unfold in real time on Twitter, with the first revelation—that Donald Trump was caught on live mic bragging about making moves on married women and his celebrity entitlement to grab…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Just in case anyone was wondering how out of touch our ruling elites are, consider this cute little story: Status of Women Minister Patricia Hajdu has just indicated it is open to funding women’s advocacy groups from a diversity of perspectives—as long as they are all pro-abortion. Hajdu said in an…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren September 30, 2016 (Update #3 from the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit in Houston, Texas.) Ran Gavreili was a combat soldier in the Israeli military, and his presentation: “In Our Homes: Preventing Sexual Violence and Educating for Healthy Relationships” makes adolescence and the now extended adolescence of the twenties sound…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Another update from the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit in Houston, Texas September 29, 2016 (continued) At dinner, Josh asked me what stood out at the conference so far. I had to think. On one hand, I’d absorbed a lot of extraordinarily depressing information. On the other hand, I’d never…Details