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.

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Blog posts by Jordan J. Ballor:

Discerning Between Service and Disservice

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Presuming the Best

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Hoisting the Black Flag

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A Deposit of Comfort and Encouragement

Friday, January 10, 2014

Detroit’s ‘Get out of Bankruptcy Free’ Card

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Trickle-Down Welfare Economics?

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

When Bellow Met Chambers

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Christmas Does Not Consist in an Abundance of Possessions

Monday, January 6, 2014

A Letter on Work and Worth

Monday, January 6, 2014

The Godly Stewardship of Money

Thursday, January 2, 2014