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‘European Civilization – From the Edict of Milan to Christianophobia’
Metropolitan Hilarion, Department for External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church

The Christian world is approaching a remarkable date, the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan, which entered the world history as a most important legal document dividing the two eras – those of heathen Roma and Christian Europe.

Five Tips for Approaching Economics From A Christian Perspective
Elise Amyx, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

Today I want to share with you five tips that have helped me begin to approach economics from a Christian perspective.

How Do We Recover the Moral Foundations of Economics?
E. Calvin Beisner, Economics for Everybody

Economics will be rescued from the malaise of socialism, bureaucratism, and econometrics only when its roots of applied moral philosophy are restored.

The Dangerous Alliance of Big Government and Big Business
David Masciotra, Front Porch Republic

Recent revelations and ongoing developments prove that, with few exceptions, there is no collision between big business and big government. There is collusion. Their interests often coalesce, and together they form a nexus of centralized power.

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).