Scholar: Economic & Religious Freedom Are ‘Inextricably Tied’
Joseph Rossell, Juicy Ecumenism
Christians concerned about religious liberty should also passionately defend economic liberty. That’s what Dr. Jay W. Richards, a professor at Catholic University and Executive Editor of The Stream, argued during a talk at the Family Research Council (FRC) on November 12. He contended that religious and economic freedom were “inextricably tied” and demonstrated that few societies retain one without the other.
Nobel Winner Angus Deaton: ‘I Both Love Inequality and I’m Terrified of It’
Jeffrey Sparshott, Wall Street Journal
“People on left have to better understand what are the benefits of inequality and people on right have to understand better what the dangers are….It has to become properly hardwired into the American democratic debate in a way that it hasn’t really been,” he said at The Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting.
Should We Pray For ISIS To Be Defeated Or Converted?
Over the weekend many of us watched with horror and heartbreak as reports came of terrorism in Paris. At least 120 people were killed in what appears to be a coordinated operation by the Islamic State (ISIS), a terror organization that has murdered thousands of innocent people over the last year, including many Christians.
Report: Efforts to punish sex traffickers improving
Gaye Clark, WORLD News Service
When the advocacy group Shared Hope released its first report card on efforts to combat sex trafficking of America’s children, 26 states received a failing grade. This year’s report card, released Nov. 11, proved a surprise to Shared Hope founder Linda Smith.