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Mobilizing Fathers to Close Prisons – Dr. Anthony Bradley

Friendship, wrestling, and the need for other dad-practices in culture


John Stonestreet

Dr. Anthony Bradley is mobilizing fathers. His vision is to inspire dads to engage their children. He believes that in building strong fathering habits, we can close prisons.

Bradley is the director of the Center for Human Flourishing at the Kings College. As a professor, he mentors young men. He finds unique ways to use Twitter and other social media to inspire dads around the country to practice good fathering habits.

John Stonestreet asks Bradley to identify the key benefits fathering has on society. In reply, Bradley references the power of dad-play in the interview. He highlights that wrestling with a son changes the way the son’s brain develops. Dad-play also has positive impacts on the emotional, spiritual, and social development of children.

Bradley also calls dads to have friends. He references statistics along with real world stories. Bradley leaves listeners with an understanding of the power of friendship inside the life of young and old men alike.


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