Author Profile: Jordan J. Ballor

Blog author: Jordan J. Ballor


Jordan J. Ballor (Dr. theol., University of Zurich) 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 a doctoral candidate and 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:

The Loneliness of the Fortunate

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Apple Watch: Forbidden Fruit?

Friday, March 13, 2015

Abraham Kuyper on ECT

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A Plea for Prosperity

Friday, February 27, 2015

Radically Communitarian Islam

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Dietrich Bonhoeffer on the Economy of Love

Friday, February 13, 2015

A Note of Thanks

Monday, February 9, 2015

A Parable for the Entrepreneur

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

When is a Ban not a Ban? When it’s a Target

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Change We Need

Thursday, January 22, 2015