Blog author: Jordan J. Ballor

Author Profile: Jordan J. Ballor

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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 co-editor of Abraham Kuyper, Wisdom & Wonder: Common Grace in Science & Art (Christian's Library Press, 2011).Jordan also 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, 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 is a doctoral candidate in moral and historical theology at Calvin Theological Seminary, and his 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 (CRC), and he resides in Wyoming, Michigan with his wife and two children.

Posts authored by Jordan J. Ballor:

EJW Issue on Religion & Economics

Friday, May 30, 2014

Capital Then and Now

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Earth Day and Christian Stewardship

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Marx Redivivus?

Monday, April 21, 2014

Lorde, Poverty, and Envy

Monday, March 24, 2014

The Freedom for Patient, Faithful Service

Monday, March 17, 2014

Whose Higher Ed Bubble Will Burst?

Friday, March 14, 2014

Jesus Christ, a Small Businessman at Work

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Everyone is Awesome

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Thidwick the Big-Hearted and Slow-Witted

Thursday, February 27, 2014