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).

Posts by Joe Carter

How the “New Disney” is Shaping Our Moral Imagination

“We live in separate moral universes, and we seem to encounter each other only on the battlefield,” says Greg Forster. “Our imaginative worlds are also separate; everyone watches different movies and shows, reads different blogs, listens to different music.” But one exception, Forster notes, is what he calls the “New Disney”: Pixar (which Disney bought in 2006) and the Walt Disney Animation Studios (2006-present). Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.04.15

Prepare yourselves: The Great Migration will be with us for decades Fraser Nelson, The Telegraph It is not war, but money, that drives people abroad. That is not going to change any time soon Who are ‘cultural Catholics’? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.03.15

Puerto Rico’s religious leaders call for federal debt intervention Joshua Mcelwee, Vatican Insider A coalition of religious leaders, including five Catholic bishops, called Monday for the U.S. Federal Reserve to step in and restructure Puerto Rico’s $72 billion debt. Continue Reading...

The Moral Dimension of Work

“The world is not a parsimonious place, in spite of the dogmas of the ecologists,” says James V. Schall in this week’s Acton Commentary. Our most unsettling economic problems are actually not economic but moral—moral ones that cannot be simply passed on from generation to generation. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.02.15

Why are Black and Hispanic Evangelicals More Favorable Toward the Prosperity Gospel? Joe Carter, TGC A new survey finds that black and Hispanic evangelicals are more likely than white evangelicals to say they have a favorable view of “prosperity gospel” preachers, believe wealth is a sign of God’s favor, and believe that prayer can improve their wealth. Continue Reading...

Psalm 19 and Human Flourishing

The mission of the Acton Institute is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles. We seek to articulate a vision of society that is both free and virtuous, the end of which is human flourishing. Continue Reading...