November Newsmakers Interview Series

Posted by learnphc on 11/12/15 10:53 AM


The Newsmakers Interviews with Marvin Olasky kicks off on November 16 with the final interviews of the 2015-2016 school year! Join us in the Barbara Hodel Center or tune into our live webcast! If you have questions during our webcast, tweet them to us @patrickhenrycol and we’ll ask the speakers your questions during our Q&A. Interviews are free and open to the public.

November 16, 12:40pm, Abigail Santamaria, author of Joy, a biography of Joy Davidman (wife of C.S. Lewis)
November 16, 6:00pm, Ken Myers, founder and host of Mars Hill Audio
November 17, 6:00pm, Karl Zinsmeister, Philanthropy Roundtable VP and President George W. Bush's chief domestic policy advisor
November 18, 12:40pm, Lee Goodman, member and former chairman of the Federal Election Commission
November 18, 6:00pm, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
November 19, 6:00pm, Ismael Hernandez, exec. director of the Freedom & Virtue Institute
November 21, 3:00pm, Institute for Creation Research conference speakers

Behind every great man is a great woman, but do you know much about the wife of C.S. Lewis? Join us for an incredible interview on Monday, November 16 at 12:40pm with Abigail Santamaria, author of the first full biography of Joy Davidman, the wife of C.S. Lewis. Through extraordinary new documents and years of research, Santamaria brings the wife of C.S. Lewis out from his shadow in her book titled Joy, a Biography of Joy Davidman. Learn more about Joy – the poet, seeker, and woman who captivated C.S. Lewis. Santamaria earned an MFA in nonfiction writing from Columbia University and has been awarded several fellowships. She will visit us from New York City where she lives with her family.

If you are a Christian intellectual or any other kind cultural traditionalist, you don’t want to miss this exclusive interview on Monday, November 16 at 6:00pm with Ken Myers, the host, writer, and producer of MARS HILL AUDIO Journal, a bimonthly audio magazine that examines contemporary issues from a Christian conviction. Get this vital opportunity to examine issues in contemporary culture from a Christian intellect. Myers is a Christian audio journalist from Virginia. He wants to help people to think critically about issues like postmodernity, modern liberal values, and how a Christian worldview applies to a wide range of modern issues.

Interested in journalism or public policy? Then join us for a fantastic interview on Tuesday, November 17 at 6:00pm with Karl Zinsmeister, George W. Bush’s domestic policy advisor. Zeinsmeister’s writing has been published in newspapers from Reader’s Digest to the New York Times. He has testified before Congress and Presidential commissions on topics like family policy, farm subsidies, and the Iraq war. He has also written and edited many books, most recently a book on public policy in 2015. Before becoming the White House Domestic Policy Adviser (1994-2006), Zinsmeister was editor-in-chief of The American Enterprise, a magazine covering politics, culture, and business. Zinsmeister is currently the vice president at The Philanthropy Roundtable, a nonprofit organization that serves the interests of philanthropists. He will be coming to PHC from his houseboat in Washington, D.C.

Want to know about the Republican that President Obama nominated to the Federal Election Commission? On Wednesday, November 18 at 12:40pm join us for an interview with Lee Goodman, the Federal Election Commission member that is also a Republican. Goodman was previously an advisor to the governor of Virginia, the attorney general of Virginia, and four presidential campaigns. He was also the general counsel for the Republican Party of Virginia. Join us for this interview to learn more about election law topics that are especially important during this election season!

Have you ever wondered how the Jewish community can understand evangelicals? Join us for what is sure to be a fascinating interview on Wednesday, November 18 at 6:00pm with Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, the world’s leading Jewish expert on evangelical Christians and president of International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. Eckstein is the author of seven texts that help bring understanding between Jews and Christians. He has been featured in the New York Times, People magazine, and has been a guest on TV and radio programs nationwide.

Are you looking for a philosophical and practical alternative to today’s government solutions that are said to meet our every need? Join us for an interview on Thursday, November 19 at 6:00pm with Ismael Hernandez, executive director of the Freedom & Virtue Institute, an institute that focuses on individual initiatives, community involvement, individual freedoms, and values. Find out more about what it means to be intentional in building a free and virtuous society with respect toward individual liberty and virtue. If you’re looking to take action on strengthening human dignity, values, and families, then join this conversation.

See the list of interviews featuring nationally known ICR speakers on Saturday, November 21 at 2:30pm!

Join us in the Barbara Hodel Center or tune into our live webcast! If you have questions during our webcast, tweet them to us @patrickhenrycol and we’ll ask the speakers your questions during our Q&A. Interviews are free and open to the public.

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