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Russell Moore: From Moral Majority to ‘Prophetic Minority’
Naomi Schaefer Riley, Wall Street Journal

The new leader of the Southern Baptist political arm says Christians have lost the culture and need to act accordingly.

Why Would a Millennial Become a Priest or a Nun?
Emma Green, The Atlantic

The Pope, the Lord, and Lena Dunham: Voices of a generation?

Disability and Employment: Should We Be Doing More?
Karl Cooper, Values & Capitalism

The evidence also suggests that when companies employ people with disabilities, it ends up being a good business decision as those individuals thrive in the new opportunity provided them.

C.S. Lewis and the Inner Ring of Cronyism
Elise Amyx, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

An economist might say cronyism is driven by political incentives and greed. But if you asked C.S. Lewis, he might say there’s something more to cronyism—something beyond political and economic gain—that draws us in and deeply speaks to our human nature.

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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