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:

Russell Kirk on Envy

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Christian Life between Accommodation and Isolation

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Complexities of Airport Capitalism

Monday, October 27, 2014

A Prayer for the Aid of God in Vocation

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Triangulating Vocation

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Challenges of the Financial Calling

Monday, October 13, 2014

You Are in the Image of God

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Social Ethics in a Season of Suffering

Friday, August 29, 2014

The Accra Confession after Ten Years

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Some Thoughts on Economic Patriotism

Wednesday, August 27, 2014