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

Yep, the Social Sciences Really Are Biased Against Conservatives

“Psychologists have demonstrated the value of diversity—particularly diversity of viewpoints—for enhancing creativity, discovery, and problem solving,” say a team of social scientists in a new paper. “But one key type of viewpoint diversity is lacking in academic psychology in general and social psychology in particular: political diversity.” Social psychology is an interdisciplinary domain that bridges the gap between psychology and sociology by studying how people’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others. Continue Reading...

The High Price of Human Trafficking

“Human trafficking is broader in scope than most people realize,” says Elise Hilton in this week’s Acton Commentary. Today, human trafficking impacts entire industries, and job sectors – both legitimate and illegitimate. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.14.15

World Marches For Charlie Hebdo Against Violent Intolerance: The Real Atrocity Is Religious Persecution, Not Free Expression Doug Bandow, Forbes Religious minorities long have faced murder and prison around the world. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.13.15

Theological Extremism in a Secular Age Albert Mohler The war on terror took on a savage new face yesterday when two gunmen entered the headquarters of a French satirical newspaper known as Charlie Hebdo and opened fire, killing 12 people—10 people connected with the newspaper and two police officers. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.12.15

To Be A French Jew Right Now Cécile Chambraud and Amos Reichman, Worldcrunch The Jewish community in Paris lived through the manhunt for the perpetrators of the terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine in a state of extreme tension. Continue Reading...