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 Accra Confession after Ten Years

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Some Thoughts on Economic Patriotism

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Bellow on the Freedom and Nature of the Soul

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Progressivism Gone Awry

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Distinguishing Capitalism

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Idle Rich

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Fewer Babies, Longer Lives

Friday, July 18, 2014

Kids These Days

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Power and the Evacuated Middle

Monday, July 14, 2014