Caroline Roberts

Caroline Roberts has a B.A. in English from Grove City College and produces the Acton Institute’s podcast, Radio Free Acton.

Posts by Caroline Roberts

Radio Free Acton: Discussing the importance of free elections; Upstream on ‘Incredibles 2’

This episode of Radio Free Acton starts with another Transatlantic Intelligence segment, hosted by Senior Editor at Acton, Rev. Ben Johnson. Rev. Ben talks with Juan Pina, Secretary General of the Foundation for the Advancement of Liberty in Madrid, Spain on the Foundation’s World Electoral Freedom Index which ranks the nations of the world on the freedom of their electoral processes. Continue Reading...

Radio Free Acton redux: Why Abraham Kuyper matters

On this episode of Radio Free Acton, we revisit a segment aired 2 years ago. Marc Vander Maas, Audio/Visual Manager at Acton, talks to Jordan Ballor, Senior Research Fellow and Director of Publishing at Acton, about why the Dutch theologian and statesman Abraham Kuyper remains relevant to this day. Continue Reading...

Radio Free Acton redux: John Stonestreet doesn’t want to talk about sex

On this remastered episode of Radio Free Acton, we revisit an interview we had with John Stonestreet, President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. We examine the major contributions of Christianity to western culture, try to figure out if there’s a reasonable system of thought that could replace it in our society, and explore a bit of what the secular left has replaced Christianity with. Continue Reading...

Lucas Freire wins 2018 Novak Award

In recognition of Professor Lucas G. Freire’s outstanding research in the fields of philosophy, religion, and economics in the ancient Near East, the Acton Institute will be awarding him the 2018 Novak Award. Continue Reading...

Radio Free Acton: Tech & Work on Israeli innovation; Upstream on HBO’s ‘Fahrenheit 451’

On this episode of Radio Free Acton, Dan Churchwell, associate director of program outreach at Acton, speaks with Eugene Kandel, CEO of Start-Up Nation Central, on Israeli innovation. Then, on the Upstream segment, Bruce Edward Walker speaks with Phil Nichols, senior advisor at the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies, on the new “Fahrenheit 451” movie from HBO, which releases May 19. Continue Reading...

Samuel Gregg on the inconsistencies of liberalism

What defines “liberalism” today, and how has liberalism evolved over the past centuries? The ideology of liberalism contains many contradictions, making its definition (and history) a convoluted one. The further liberalism strays from human reason, a true anthropology, and moral culture, the harder it becomes for liberals to coherently advocate for life and liberty. Continue Reading...