Author Profile: Hunter Baker

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.

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Blog posts by Hunter Baker:

Books for the Arsenal of Ordered Liberty

Monday, January 4, 2010

John Stackhouse’s Strange View of the Manhattan Declaration

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Short Reply to Dr. Witt Regarding the Economy

Monday, December 7, 2009

Religion, Culture, and Humanity

Friday, December 4, 2009

The Difference Between the U.S. and China

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Sacred Selling

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Secularism and Poverty

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Machiavelli, the Prince, and the Tradition of Liberty

Thursday, November 5, 2009

The End of Secularism Is Here . . .

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

The Political Double Standard for Religion

Sunday, September 13, 2009