Rob Holmes

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Richards’ debate featured in The Grand Rapids Press

Jay W. Richards, Research Fellow and Director of Acton Media, was interviewed for a story in the Grand Rapids Press on the topic of religious and nonreligious views. The article, written in light of outspoken atheist Bill Maher’s new movie, looks at differing views of people such as Christopher Hitchens and John Ortberg. Continue Reading...

Jennifer Roback Morse to speak in Grand Rapids

Mark your calendars! Jennifer Roback Morse is coming to Grand Rapids to speak at Aquinas College on Wednesday, November 19 at 7:00pm. Dr. Morse will speak on the topic of her provocative new book, Smart Sex: Finding Life-Long Love in a Hook-Up World. Continue Reading...

Heritage Foundation: First Principles & Public Policy Symposium

The Acton Institute is co-sponsoring a symposium hosted by The Heritage Foundation at the University of Michigan’s campus. The event will take place: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 12:45 PM Michigan Union Building 530 South State Street Ann Arbor, Michigan The future of liberty depends on reclaiming America’s first principles. Continue Reading...

The Call of the Entrepreneur will air on Fox Business Channel

Mark your calendar! The Fox Business Channel is featuring The Call of the Entrepreneur at the following times: · Saturday, September 27 5:00 – 6:00 PM EST / 2:00 – 3:00 PM PST · Sunday, September 28 12:00 – 1:00 AM EST / 9:00 – 10:00 PM PST To find your local station visit the FOX channel finder. Continue Reading...

Are there Economic Laws?

In the latest edition of an otherwise scholarly theological journal, a writer, who only ever writes about one subject, attacked the free market as usual. He wrote: “Neither can economics be satisfied with leaving human beings to the mercy of markets with their supposed ‘laws.’. Continue Reading...

Barack Obama and Faith-Based Initiatives

Barack Obama recently announced that he wishes to expand President Bush’s program of public funding for religious charities. In his latest piece for National Review Online Rev. Robert A. Sirico, president of the Acton Institute, warns us of some of the dangers of federal funding for faith-based charities. Continue Reading...

New Acton Commentaries this Week

In his new commentary, Anthony Bradley tells us that there is a “serious disconnect” in the hip hop community that allows rappers to evoke the name of God in thanks while producing music that celebrates evil. Continue Reading...