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PowerLinks 09.23.13

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Why Your iPhone Upgrade Is Good for the Poor
Daniel Fletcher, Wall Street Journal

The enormous capabilities of smartphones are being repurposed and redirected for use in the developing world.

Gay Marriage Collides With Religious Liberty
Mollie Ziegler Hemingway, Wall Street Journal

Owners of small businesses are finding that honoring their faith can get them in trouble.

Entrepreneurs Feel Closer to God Than the Rest of Us Do
Alison Beard, Harvard Business Review

Do people who launch companies really feel a deeper connection to their deity than non-entrepreneurs?

Thomas Aquinas on Private Property
Wesley Coopersmith, Values & Capitalism

What, if any, role does government play in defining, bestowing and taking private property? This question underlies many modern-day political debates, but it’s actually an issue scholars have debated for centuries.

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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