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

The Solow model and ideas

Note: This is post #84 in a weekly video series on basic economics. According to previous videos in this series, the Solow model seems to predict that we’ll always end up in a steady state with no economic growth. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.18.18

The Fight to Define Romans 13 Lincoln Mullen, The Atlantic Jeff Sessions used it to justify his policy of family separation, but he’s not the first to invoke the biblical passage. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.15.18

Help is on the way for Middle Eastern Christians, writes @USAIDMarkGreen Mark Green, Wall Street Journal Under President Trump’s orders, USAID is directing aid to persecuted communities in Iraq. Workers aren’t buying the idea that robots are going to destroy their jobs Dan Kopf, Quartz American workers know the truth. Continue Reading...

How a virtual central bank may have created the Bitcoin bubble

Imagine if you could own a company that had the ability to print money—literally to create the equivalent of U.S. dollars out of thin air. Here’s how it could work: The company prints it own form of currency and sends it to another firm where the newly created pseudo-money is used to purchase assets. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.14.18

What did Max Weber mean by the ‘spirit’ of capitalism? Peter Ghosh, Aeon ax Weber’s famous text The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1905) is surely one of the most misunderstood of all the canonical works regularly taught, mangled and revered in universities across the globe. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.13.18

Trade and Mutual Aid Jordan Ballor, Comment There is no system that is incorruptible, but at its best, free trade orients us toward the good of others. $2.3 Billion in Losses Highlights Crypto’s Moral Hazard Tim Culpan, Bloomberg It’s time the cryptocurrency community got its act together. Continue Reading...

The Solow Model and the steady state

Note: This is post #82 in a weekly video series on basic economics. In the previous two videos in this series we’ve looked at a simplified Solow model. On one end of the model is input, and on the other end, we get output. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.12.18

Pope warns oil executives: Climate change may ‘destroy civilization’ Avery Anapol, The Hill Pope Francis on Saturday issued a dire warning to top oil executives, saying that climate change could “destroy civilization.” The cowardice of the political class Robert J. Continue Reading...