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

Houston’s culture of rugged communitarianism

In the late 1920s, a primary theme of Herbert Hoover’s presidential campaign was the idea of “rugged individualism,” the practice or advocacy of individualism in social and economic relations emphasizing personal liberty and independence, self-reliance, resourcefulness, self-direction of the individual, and free competition in enterprise As Hoover said about the era in the U.S. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.25.17

Can markets bring relief from disaster? Bryan Cheang, CapX Imperfect markets are preferable to imperfect governmental bodies Liberty and Authority: Toward a Catholic Conservatism Michael Warren Davis, Crisis Magazine There wouldn’t even be an apparent need for economic planning if we strengthened the traditional charitable structures in our society. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 09.22.17

Christianity Has Something to Say About Your Economic Situation Tom Nelson, TGC Each day I woke up in an economically challenging world, yet the Christian faith I was taught seemed to have little to say about it. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 09.21.17

3 Plates to Spin in the Vocation Conversation Bernard N. Howard, TGC Sometimes to understand the Bible rightly we need to be like a circus performer who keeps different plates spinning on sticks. Continue Reading...
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The connection between property rights and religious freedom

According to Founding Father James Madison, “the rights of persons and the rights of property” constituted the “two cardinal objects of government.” And the “most sacred form of property,” according to Madison, was an individual’s conscience since “other property depending in part on positive law, the exercise of that, being a natural and inalienable right . Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.20.17

Civil Asset Forfeiture Unjustly Targets the Poor Julian Adorney, FEE Rather than expand the practice, Trump’s Department of Justice should end an institution that punishes the poor and erodes due process. Continue Reading...
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