Blog author: jcarter
Thursday, July 19, 2012
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‘Guilty as charged,’ Cathy says of Chick-fil-A’s stand on biblical & family values
K. Allan Blume, Baptist Press

“We don’t claim to be a Christian business,” Cathy said in a recent visit to North Carolina. He attended a business leadership conference many years ago where he heard Christian businessman Fred Roach say, “There is no such thing as a Christian business.” “That got my attention,” Cathy said. Roach went on to say, “Christ never died for a corporation. He died for you and me.”

Lessons from Bonaventure on the Spirituality of Work
Ryan Bradley

According to Bonaventure, those in the mechanical arts are fundamentally involved in ministering the mercy of God. Think of the architect who designs a house that literally protects a family from the stigma of homelessness and the suffering of being “in the elements;” a building that makes it less difficult for that family to feel a sense of connection and security.

Chinese Love Free Markets as Much as Americans Do
Cahtherine Rampell, New York Times

Chinese people are as likely to believe that most people benefit from a free market economy as Americans are, according to a new Pew Research Center report.

Four Tenets of American Republicanism: A No-Frills Primer
Bradley J. Birzer, The Imaginative Conservative

One may find four fundamental tenets to republicanism rightly understood. First, for a society to be effective, men must behave virtuously. Second, men must use the gifts that nature or God has bestowed upon them.


  • http://www.facebook.com/brad.birzer.3 Brad Birzer

    Thanks, Acton! Much appreciated.