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Religious Freedom vs. Exclusive Humanism

The Catholic Church asks—and, if circumstances require, the Church demands—two things of any political community and any society.

Obama makes ‘unwavering’ pledge to protect religious liberty in new video
Alicia M. Cohn, The Hill

President Obama on Monday made a campaign pitch to “people of faith” in which he reaffirmed what he called his “unwavering” commitment to “protecting religious liberty.”

Why Do We Work?
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

Why do people work? This is a question economists constantly try to answer. They refer to it as the “labor-leisure tradeoff.

Who Knew the Most Creative Seed Fund Was in Grand Rapids?
Alexis Madrigal, The Atlantic

They fund two ideas each week. They choose one, we/you choose the other.

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).