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Network Like a Theologian

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Readers of PowerBlog are already aware that Acton research fellow Anthony Bradley‘s ability to blend theology, ethics, and economics has made him on of the most intriguing public intellectuals in America. Now readers of Black Enterprise Magazine are finding what we’ve already known for years: “His writings and commentary on issues ranging from race and religion to politics and economics have led to his recognition as one of the most brilliant minds of the century.”

In a profile by Aisha M. Taylor, Bradley makes an important point about how even theologians need to network:

Bradley earned his Ph.D. from Westminister Theological Seminary and attributes much of his success to the art of networking. Just as it is important in business and other secular professions, networking is also key in ministry. “I can honestly say that 99 percent of my opportunities over the last 20 years have come as the consequence of networking.” He encourages others to always build relationships and stay in touch with people.

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Related: In 2004, Religion & Liberty interviewed Black Enterprise Magazine’s editor-in-chief Alfred Edmond.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).

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