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:

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

House of Cards and Politics without Romance

Friday, February 14, 2014

Liberating Our Labor

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Swedish Researcher Says Culture Matters for Innovation

Monday, February 10, 2014