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:

Bonanza’s Adam Cartwright, a Cowboy in Black

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Maximizing Labor, Minimizing Wages

Thursday, August 29, 2013

A ‘Golden’ Opportunity for GM Foods

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Is Augustine Obnoxious, Too?

Friday, August 23, 2013

The Economics of Profiling

Friday, August 23, 2013

The Politics of Civil Society

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Detroit, Urban Development, and D.G. Hart

Monday, August 19, 2013

Chris ‘Ashton’ Kutcher on Opportunity as Hard Work

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Worry is a Poverty Trap

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Protectionism: The Worst Thing for The World

Wednesday, August 14, 2013