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Samuel Gregg gives three responses to infringements on religious liberty
Christopher B. Warner, The Catholic World Report

Gregg says Christians must unite against the “real enemy” of “social engineering”

Why Religious Liberty Became Controversial: The Left and Jean-Jacques Rousseau
William Haun, Public Discourse

The Left is adopting a Rousseauian view of religion’s role in public life: the state is to determine where, when, and how religious instruction should be permissible for citizens.

True Religion and the Fatherhood of God
Dylan Pahman, Ethika Politika

Christians, who ought to call upon God as “Our Father” on a daily basis, should naturally be fathers to the growing number of fatherless in our society today.

Five Christian Traits Every Entrepreneur Needs
Brian Baugus, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Successful entrepreneurship turns chaos into order. It creates value where others see nothing. However, beyond the creative impulse, successful entrepreneurs need other traits that Christians should find familiar.

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).