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 02.19.16

Little Sisters Of The Poor Prepare To Defend Themselves Before The Supreme Court The Federalist Little Sisters of the Poor are making their case to the public by launching a new website as they prepare to take their legal battle to the Supreme Court. Continue Reading...

Rev. Sirico to Appear on Hannity to Discuss Pope Francis-Donald Trump Spat

Earlier today Pope Francis, while answering a question about Donald Trump’s views on immigration, said that anyone who wants to build a wall isn’t a Christian. Trump responded by saying, “for a religious leader to question someone’s faith is disgraceful” adding, “If ISIS attacks the Vatican, which is their ultimate trophy, I bet the Pope would wish Donald Trump was president.” Rev. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.18.16

Why So Many Millennials Are Socialists Emily Ekins and Joy Pullmann, The Federalist Septuagenarian presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has been capitalizing on young people’s lack of knowledge and life experience to sell them a bill of rotten goods. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.17.16

Almost all U.S. presidents have been Christians David Masci, Pew Research The U.S. Constitution famously prohibits any religious test or requirement for public office. Still, most of the men who have been president have been openly religious, with many belonging to some of the country’s most prominent Protestant denominations. Continue Reading...

Politics and the Successful Businessperson Fallacy

Michael Bloomberg and Donald Trump are both businessmen, both are politicians, and both are billionaires. Obviously, then, they must know a lot about economics, right? Not necessarily. As Don Boudreaux — a man who does know a lot about economics — correctly points out, success at business does not imply knowledge of economics: Knowing how to run a business is not the same thing as knowing economics.   Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.16.16

Scalia 101 Carl Eric Scott, Postmodern Conservative What every American should know about the man. What the Church Can Learn From Justice Scalia’s Life Russell Moore This afternoon brought the shock to the country that the legendary United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in his sleep in Texas. Continue Reading...

The Full Text of the Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill

Last Friday, for the first time in history, a Roman Catholic pontiff and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church met face to face. According to Vatican Insider, Metropolitan Hilarion said in a press conference prior to the event that the historic meeting between the Patriarch of Moscow and the Pope “had been in the making for about 20 years” but was speeded up by the “Christian genocide” being caused by terrorists. Continue Reading...