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6 Rules For Good Government From The World Of Narnia
Eric Sammons, The Federalist

The Narnian government was the opposite in almost every aspect to modern forms of government. Let’s look at C.S. Lewis’s suggestions for an ideal government.

On John Locke and His Woke Catholic Critics
John Schweiker Shelton, Mere Orthodoxy

My aim is not to suggest that Locke is some immaculate thinker whom we ought to give our lives and our studies to. My aim is to offer a note of caution to the often overzealous hermeneutic of Woke Catholics and to recover an intellectual source Americans share as common heritage.

Free Trade Must Remain a Bipartisan Issue
Brian Alexander, The Atlantic

As jails install systems that let inmates videochat with “visitors” no matter where they may be, it’s private companies that appear to have the most to gain.

Christians in Business: The Triple Bottom Line Through a Biblical Lens
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Are companies primarily vehicles for employment, or investment, or another purpose?

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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).