Author Profile: Hunter Baker

Blog author: Hunter Baker


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, 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.

On the Web

Blog posts by Hunter Baker:

Trump and Celebrities: A Beautiful Moment for the Natural Law

Monday, March 30, 2009

The Philadelphia Society and New Orleans, Part II

Monday, March 30, 2009

Philadelphia Society and New Orleans, Part I

Monday, March 30, 2009

Notre Dame: Decline, Fall, and the Options

Friday, March 27, 2009

Has Damon Linker Dethroned Natural Law?

Monday, March 9, 2009

Conservative Protestants and Corporate Behavior

Friday, March 6, 2009

Evangelicals and Catholics Together?

Saturday, February 28, 2009

Dispatches from the Academy 3: Neuhaus’ Choice

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Dispatches from the Academy 2: Great Lines, Great Minds

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Dispatches from the Academy: Making Men Moral

Thursday, February 26, 2009