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 08.03.18

What a Catholic Economy Looks Like John Horvat II, Crisis Magazine Perhaps the most productive thing a person can do to fuel prosperity is to help make the economy more Catholic. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.02.18

Democratic socialism, explained by a democratic socialist Meagan Day, Vox I’m a staff writer at the socialist magazine Jacobin and a member of DSA, and here’s the truth: In the long run, democratic socialists want to end capitalism. Continue Reading...

Why we need virtue education

“The wider culture needs virtue education, because a free society relies on certain bedrock moral principles being inculcated and incarnated,” says Josh Herring in this week’s Acton Commentary. We need business men, doctors, lawyers, plumbers, electricians, and grocers who act with the honesty which allows the free market to thrive. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.01.18

US Pastor’s House Arrest in Turkey Puts Religious Freedom in the Spotlight Olivia Enos and Sarah Roberts , The Daily Signal After significant international pressure from the United States and other nations, American pastor Andrew Brunson was finally released from prison to house arrest after a Turkish court ruling last Wednesday. Continue Reading...

Why we borrow and save money

Note: This is post #87 in a weekly video series on basic economics. Why do people borrow and save? How does it affect how we live our lives? And what affects the desire to borrow and save? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.31.18

Democratic Socialist Leader: Jesus Was A Socialist, You Know Ed Morrissey, Hot Air It turns out that the ignorance of Democratic Socialists of America goes well beyond economics. AG Sessions Announces New Religious Liberty Task Force In Extensive Remarks on Topic Howard Friedman , Religion Clause Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered remarks (full text) at today’s Department of Justice Religious Liberty Summit. Continue Reading...