Please allow me to introduce you to one of this year’s best books: Kenneth Barnes’ Redeeming Capitalism. It was published by Eerdmans this year; it is critically acclaimed as a thoughtful and probing evaluation of capitalism through the lens of Christian theology and ethics.
Fight Against Human Trafficking Begins in Our Own Neighborhoods
Brian Hilliker and Olivia Enos, The Daily Signal
The 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report had a refreshing take on anti-trafficking strategy—one that emphasizes the role of communities in addressing sexual and labor exploitation.
The Hunger for a Bold Socialism
Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic
The political preferences of two college professors, writing in a prominent leftist journal, are informed by the belief that “making people’s lives materially better isn’t enough.”
Why God’s Creation Helps Us Understand Economics
Shawn Ritenour, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
The only reason we have a world in which we can do any science, including economics, is that God made it that way.