The role of religious freedom today
Ambassador Francis Rooney, Crux
The former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See (2005-2008), Francis Rooney, says due to its stabilizing role in society, religious freedom can be used as a “soft power” weapon to deter extremist ideologies, as evidenced by Holy See diplomacy. Rooney points to the Vatican using inter-religious dialogue as a platform to nurture an exchange of ideas oriented toward finding an Islamic rationale to combat extremist ideology.
Public Divides Over Environmental Regulation and Energy Policy
Cary Funk and Brian Kennedy, Pew Research
Americans lean toward regulations – not economic markets alone – as the most effective way to increase reliance on renewable energy, but they are evenly split on the question of whether fewer regulations can be used to protect air and water
A Short Theology of Financial Giving
Andrew Wilson, Think Theology
This short interview with Steve Tibbert, senior pastor at King’s Church London, is a masterclass on how to talk about money.
Why Environmentalists Need to Understand Economics
Steven Horwitz, FEE
One of the trickiest set of issues for defenders of free enterprise is environmental concerns, especially large-scale ones like climate change. W