Constitution of the Sexual State
Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse
How did we lose the sacred in our society? Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse reveals the answer in her book, ‘The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies are Destroying Lives and Why the Church Was Right All Along.’ She shows how the radical transformation of marriage and family undermined the foundation of our culture and morality. And she offers a way out of this crisis: embracing the timeless and divine wisdom of the Catholic Church.
INDIVIDUAL & SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:
- Some possible introspective questions to ask a student based on the excerpt are:
- How did the radical transformation of marriage and family undermine the foundation of our culture and morality, according to Dr. Morse?
- What are some examples of the elite ideologies that are destroying lives and how do they contradict the Catholic Church’s teachings?
- What are some practical ways to embrace the timeless wisdom of the Catholic Church and to resist the influence of the sexual state in our society?
Dr. Jennifer Morse’s Bio:
Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph. D., is the founder and president of the Ruth Institute, an interfaith, international coalition to defend the family and build a Civilization of Love. Dr. Morse has authored or co-authored six books and spoken around the globe on marriage, family, and human sexuality. Her work has been translated into Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Polish, and Chuukese, the native language of the Micronesian Islands. Her latest book is The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies are Destroying Lives and Why the Church Was Right All Along.
Dr. Morse was a spokeswoman for California’s winning Proposition 8 campaign, defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Rochester and taught economics at Yale and George Mason Universities. Dr. Morse was named one of the “Catholic Stars of 2013” on a list that included Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI. She and her husband are parents of an adopted child and a birth child and were foster parents for San Diego County to eight children. In 2015, Dr. Morse and her husband relocated to Lake Charles, Louisiana, where the work of the Ruth Institute continues.
To learn more about what Dr. Morse has written, visit Books Archives – Ruth Institute.