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How not to think clearly on faith and economics

‘A view of Blanchard Hall in Wheaton College’ by Liscobeck Public Domain Mark Labberton, President of Fuller Seminary, recently addressed a meeting of Evangelical leaders held at Wheaton College and has released a reconstruction of his remarks. Continue Reading...

Victor Claar on Christian economics

Is there a Christian view of economics? If so, what makes the economic approach different for the Christian? Dr. Victor Claar joined the recent edition of the Christian Libertarian podcast to talk about those issues. Continue Reading...
Victor Claar at Acton University

PowerLinks 04.24.18

The Ugly Coded Critique of Chick-Fil-A’s Christianity Stephen L. Carter, Bloomberg View The fast-food chain’s “infiltration” of New York City ignores the truth about religion in America. It also reveals an ugly narrow-mindedness. Continue Reading...

The decline of Western civilization, redux

A review of Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics Is Destroying American Democracy by Jonah J. Goldberg, Crown Forum, 2018, 442 pp., $28. Suicide of the West is intended as a “serious” work, which it is indeed. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.23.18

Nuns on cause of human trafficking: ‘Money, money, money!’ Claire Giangravè, Crux “Money, money, money” was the motto repeated by religious sisters at a conference in Rome. No, they weren’t quoting the 1976 hit song by ABBA, but pointing to the main cause of human trafficking, one of the most profitable businesses in the world. Continue Reading...

Why is Macron courting the Catholic Church?

French President Emmanuel Macron wants Catholics in his country to be more involved in public life. Samuel Gregg, Acton’s director of research, wonders if France’s secular settlement could be under threat: For a few days this month, France experienced a relapse into the type of anti-Catholic rhetoric that, 100 years ago, would have thrilled half the country and infuriated everyone else. Continue Reading...