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Streaming the Ancient Faith
Wesley J. Smith, First Things

When I tell people I am a convert to Eastern Orthodoxy, I often get a puzzled reaction. “Eastern Orthodoxy?” some will say. “What’s that?”

Lessons from Federalist 7: All We’re Saying is Give Peace a Chance
David Corbin and Matthew Parks, The Blaze

Forget the war to end all wars: we live in an age where man’s permanent condition, in every part of life, is a state of war.

Religious Freedom Is About More Than Religion
Robert P. George and Katrino Lantos Swett

U.S. foreign policy should promote liberty of belief—and unbelief.

Five Ways Pastors Can Affirm Faith, Work, and Vocation
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Today’s evangelical Church has largely failed to address the subjects of faith, work, and calling. There is a tendency to focus on issues pertaining to salvation, evangelism, or basic personal discipleship (Bible reading, prayer, fellowship, etc.) but to ignore what most people do forty, sixty, or eighty hours a week.

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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