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:

The Prince and the Pirate

Friday, December 27, 2013

Civilization: A Christmas Miracle!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

O Tannenbaum and Fair Trade

Friday, December 20, 2013

A Living Wage for a Living Tree?

Friday, December 20, 2013

Redeeming Culture Means Buying Back the DIA

Monday, December 16, 2013

Mother May I?

Monday, December 16, 2013

Inflation and the Minimum Wage

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Redeeming the DIA

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Mandela’s Vision for Ecumenical Economic Engagement

Friday, December 6, 2013

Plan to Privatize the DIA Still Alive

Thursday, December 5, 2013