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

PowerLinks 05.07.15

A conservative anti-poverty agenda: School choice Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, The Week If the system had been specifically designed to entrench class privilege and inequality, it could hardly have been put together much better than this. Continue Reading...

What is Liberal Morality?

“Three recent events have made me reflect on a certain theme that should be of interest to religious-minded advocates of the free society,” says Kishore Jayabalan in this week’s Acton Commentary. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.06.15

Why can’t Muslims laugh at Mohammed? David P. Goldman, Asia Times Why do Jews as well as Christians–but not Muslims–laugh at jokes about the founders of their faiths? The Pontifical Spin Cycle George Weigel, National Review The Battle of the Blogs over papal environmentalism. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.05.15

New York City Underreported School Violence to State, Audit Shows Kate Taylor, New York Times A review of violent episodes at 10 public schools in New York City found that the Education Department failed to report nearly a third of the cases to the state, as required, according to an audit the state comptroller released on Wednesday. Continue Reading...

How to Destroy Your Local Bookstore

What would you do if you hated independent bookstores? Maybe you work for Amazon.com or a bookseller shot your dad or you just want people to read less. For whatever reason, you want to see small businesses that sell books go out of business. Continue Reading...