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Reformation Day Reflections on Calvin and Calvinism
Jordan Ballor, Touchstone

While the concern might simply be with a broader kind of Augustinianism, it would do us well I think to reflect a bit on the term Calvinism and it’s theological and historical usefulness (or lack thereof).

Free Speech on Campus & ‘Unlearning Liberty’
Greg Lukianoff, The Volokh Conspiracy

The first and most dangerous harm is that speech codes and ridiculous “free speech zones” make students far too comfortable with restrictions on their freedom of speech.

The Best Business Plan? Relationships
Ellen O’Gorman, Christianity Today

If Phoenix Christian Jade Meskill’s success is any indication, collaboration and investing in employees isn’t pie-in-the-sky idealism. It’s just smart business.

What Can Evangelicals and Orthodox Learn From One Another
Pravmir.com

The early Christians used to say unos christianus, nolos christianus—one Christian, isolated and cut off from the others, is no Christian. We can extend that saying—una persona, nula persona—one person, cut off, isolated from others is not truly a person.

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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