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:

Envy and Wanting What Others Have

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Ender Wiggin: Born for a Bloody Calling

Monday, November 4, 2013

Diversity Is The Basis of Society

Thursday, October 31, 2013

When Life Has Killed the American Dream

Friday, October 25, 2013

DeMint on Changing Washington’s Political Culture

Monday, October 21, 2013

The Moral Complexity of Inflation and Default

Friday, October 18, 2013

Surplus = Happiness, Deficit = Misery

Friday, September 27, 2013

Extreme Couponing as Workfare

Friday, September 27, 2013

College and the Value of a Paycheck

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Callings and the Childfree Life

Wednesday, September 11, 2013