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The Conservative Mind at 60: Russell Kirk’s Unwritten Constitutionalism
Gerald Russello, The Imaginative Conservative

The written constitution is simply a law ordained by the nation or people instituting and organizing the government; the unwritten constitution is the real or actual constitution of the people as a state or sovereign community, and constituting them such or such a state.

Naturalizing “Shalom”: Confessions of a Kuyperian Secularist
James K. A. Smith, Comment

How I discovered I could long for justice in both this world and the next.

Three Reasons Freedom of Religion Matters
Tom Gilson, Thinking Christian

Freedom of religion differs from other freedoms in at least three fundamental aspects.

Discovering Your Personal Vision
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

It is important to remember that jobs and careers come and go. Your calling—your God-appointed mission in life—stays constant throughout your life because it is a reflection of who God has made you to be.

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).