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:

Kids These Days

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Power and the Evacuated Middle

Monday, July 14, 2014

David Brat’s Religious Virtues

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

John Milton’s Anthropology of Liberty

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

You Are The Special

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

David Brat on Christianity and Capitalism

Friday, June 13, 2014

Rationing by Rudeness

Monday, June 2, 2014

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