Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 02.05.18

This Pastor Is Putting His Faith In A Virtual Reality Church
Kristen French, Wired

D.J. Soto believes Christianity can be renewed through worship in virtual space. His VR mega-church is even attracting atheists.

Why wealth inequality is nothing to worry about
Andrew Lilico, CapX

Wealth inequality is not, contrary to hard Left claims, rising.

To Promote Human Flourishing, Economic Freedom Must Be Increased
Steve Forbes, The Daily Signal

We live in a Golden Age of economic progress. Things we take for granted—antibiotics, the iPhone, air travel—would have seemed like magic to our great-grandparents

How Does Stewardship Give Us the Rights of Ownership?
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

How can the Bible teach stewardship and at the same time imply the importance of property rights?

Why Intellectuals Fall for Socialism
Friedrich A. Hayek, Mises Wire

In all democratic countries, in the United States even more than elsewhere, a strong belief prevails that the influence of the intellectuals on politics is negligible.

Joe Carter

Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).