Author Profile: Jordan J. Ballor

Blog author: Jordan J. Ballor


Jordan J. Ballor (Dr. theol., University of Zurich; Ph.D., Calvin Theological Seminary) is a research fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty and author of Get Your Hands Dirty: Essays on Christian Social Thought (and Action) (Wipf & Stock, 2013), Covenant, Causality, and Law: A Study in the Theology of Wolfgang Musculus (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012) and Ecumenical Babel: Confusing Economic Ideology and the Church's Social Witness (Christian's Library Press, 2010), as well as editor of numerous works, including Abraham Kuyper's Common Grace. Jordan serves as executive editor of the Journal of Markets & Morality and is also associate director of the Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research at Calvin Theological Seminary. He has authored articles in academic publications such as The Journal of Religion, Scottish Journal of Theology, Reformation & Renaissance Review, and Journal of Scholarly Publishing, and has written popular pieces for newspapers including the Detroit News, Orange County Register, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In 2006, Jordan was profiled in the book, The Relevant Nation: 50 Activists, Artists And Innovators Who Are Changing The World Through Faith. Jordan's scholarly interests include Reformation studies, church-state relations, theological anthropology, social ethics, theology and economics, and research methodology. Jordan is a member of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA), and he resides in Jenison, Michigan with his wife and three children.

On the Web

Blog posts by Jordan J. Ballor:

How Hockey Helps Us Understand Russia

Monday, October 12, 2015

Retailers and ‘The Religion of Consumption’

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Politics, the Pope, and the Public Square

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Rise and Fall of a Detroit Neighborhood

Monday, August 3, 2015

CRC Leadership on Climate Change

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Competition and Infrastructure Stewardship

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Big Oil Advocacy for Carbon Taxes

Monday, June 29, 2015

The ‘Deeper Magic’ of Sphere Sovereignty

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Aquinas’ Lessons for Economists

Thursday, May 14, 2015

L’Engle and the Church

Tuesday, May 12, 2015