The Right Side of History: How ‘God-Given Rights’ and American Exceptionalism Are Inseparable
Jarrett Stepman and Fred Lucas, The Daily Signal
Thomas Jefferson articulated the concept of individual, God-given rights in the Declaration of Independence. Continue Reading...
500 years after the Reformation, 5 facts about Protestants around the world
Neha Sahgal, Pew Research
Five centuries later, global Protestant Christianity looks very different than it did at its inception. Continue Reading...
The Secularization of Vocation
Jordan J. Ballor, Public Discourse
On the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, it is worth returning to the thought of Martin Luther, particularly his understanding of vocation. Continue Reading...
Congress should improve the child care credit to help working parents
Alan D. Viard, AEI
As lawmakers prepare to expand the popular $1,000 child tax credit, they run the risk of overlooking the child care credit, a provision that cries out for expansion. Continue Reading...
How Martin Luther Advanced Freedom
Joseph Loconte, Wall Street Journal
The Reformation brought a radical egalitarianism to Christendom.
Pence: US Will Bypass UN and Aid Persecuted Iraqi Christians Directly
Kate Shellnut, Christianity Today
Vice president reveals USAID will provide direct assistance to religious minorities targeted by ISIS. Continue Reading...
How the Reformation Revolutionized Diaper Changing
Greg Forster, TGC
Luther was one of the most important champions of the doctrine of vocation in history.
Just War Theorists Should Consider How to Fight Corruption
Jean Pierre Chabot, Providence
If violent extremism is caused in part by corruption, a manifestation of injustice, then surely targeting conflicts of interest is critical to de-escalating violence. Continue Reading...
Can Publicly Held Corporations Have Religion But Not Morals?
Howard Friedman, Religion Clause
he Interim Rules create exemptions for entities with religious or moral objections, but create an interesting distinction between business entities asserting religious objections and those asserting moral ones. Continue Reading...
Free trade doesn’t destroy jobs – it creates them
Pierre Lumieux, CapX
The availability of jobs is a symptom, not the cause, of prosperity.
Trump: I’m looking ‘very strongly’ at reforming welfare system
Nolan D. Continue Reading...
Pope says amassing wealth while children die is ‘idolatry that kills’
Inés San Martín, Crux
In his homily at morning Mass on Monday, Pope Francis returned to a familiar theme — how amassing wealth, both money and land, while children suffer and die, is a morally unacceptable form of idolatry. Continue Reading...