Blog author: Hunter Baker

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Hunter Baker, J.D., Ph.D. serves as contributing editor to The City and to Salvo Magazine. In addition, he has written for The American Spectator, American Outlook, National Review Online, Christianity Today, Human Events.com, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and a number of other outlets. His scholarly work has appeared in the Journal of Law and Religion (“Competing Orthodoxies in the Public Square: Postmodernism’s Effect on Church-State Separation”), the Regent University Law Review (“Storming the Gates of a Massive Cultural Investment: Reconsidering Roe in Light of its Flawed Foundation and Undesirable Consequences”), and the Journal of Church and State. In 2007, he contributed a chapter “The Struggle for Baylor’s Soul” to the edited collection The Baylor Project, published by St. Augustine’s Press. He has also been a guest on a variety of television and radio programs, including Prime Time America and Kresta in the Afternoon. As a law student in the late 1990s, Hunter Baker worked for The Rutherford Institute and Prison Fellowship Ministries where he focused primarily on defending the constitutional principle of religious liberty. Prior to beginning doctoral studies in religion and politics at Baylor University in 2003, he served as director of public policy for the Georgia Family Council. While at Baylor, Baker served as a graduate assistant to the philosopher Francis Beckwith and the historian Barry Hankins. He assisted Beckwith in the editing of his landmark book Defending Life which has now been published by Cambridge University Press. He also provided research assistance to Hankins in his forthcoming biography of Francis Schaeffer. Baker currently serves on the political science faculty at Union University and is an associate dean in the college of arts and sciences. He is married to Ruth Elaine Baker, M.D. They have a son, Andrew, and a daughter, Grace.


Posts authored by Hunter Baker:

Donald Trump, Ed Koch, and the Ice Skating Rink: A Tale of Bureaucracy

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Government Jobs and Social Uplift

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The New Christian Consumerism

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Standing Up to Rousseau: Remarks at a Fortnight for Freedom

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The End of Secularism and the HHS Mandate

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The Reversal of Proposition 8: A Dangerous Precedent

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The Peter Drucker You Never Knew

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Another Run at the “Dominionism” Meme

Friday, August 19, 2011

Wringing Hands Over Dominionism

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Is Making Money Evil, Harry Reid?

Tuesday, August 2, 2011