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Acton Line podcast: Glimmers of faith in North Korea; American religious liberty in a secular age

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On June 14, an International Coalition for Religious Freedom in North Korea was launched, consisting of almost 200 activists, including Thae Yong-ho, a North Korean diplomat and defector to South Korea.  President and co-founder of Acton Institute, Rev. Robert Sirico joins the podcast to talk about communism in North Korea as well as his hopes for the coalition. On the second segment, Bruce Ashford, professor of theology at Soueastern Baptist Theological Seminary, addresses the relationship between family and state, plus ways he sees the breakdown of the family unit in America.

Check out additional resources for this podcast:

Activists Call for Religious Freedom in North Korea

5 Facts about North Korea’s Kim dynasty

Missiles, threats and sanctions: How should the United States respond to North Korea?

2 Ways Christians Can be the Conscience of America’s Political System (An Interview with Hunter Baker)

A (Religious) Alternative for American Politics

Register to hear Bruce Ashford on Child, Family, & State: Religious Liberty in a Secular Age

New to the Acton Line podcast? Subscribe here! We also recommend starting with these episodes:

Mourning the Notre-Dame cathedral inferno; Rev. Robert Sirico on education

F.A. Hayek’s Road to Serfdom; The media vs. ‘Unplanned’

Rev. Robert A. Sirico on the reality of socialism; Interview with a Venezuelan dissident

Do you have feedback for the Acton Line podcast team? We want to hear from you! Email us at Actonline@acton.org. If you like Acton Line, don’t forget to leave a rating and review on iTunes!

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Caroline Roberts has a B.A. in English from Grove City College and produces the Acton Institute’s podcast, Acton Line.

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