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Berlin, Rawls and Nozick put their faith in the sanctity of the individual.

What Version of Human Dignity Should Catholics Defend?
James Kalb, Crisis Magazine

If we really believe man is not part of an objective moral order and has no set nature, can we really conjure human dignity into existence just by wanting it to exist?

Why You Can’t Name the Virtues
Karen Swallow Prior, Christianity Today

Our culture has abandoned a wealth of teaching on character formation. Let’s revive these lost arts.

Three Movies You Should Watch to Understand the Economic Collapse of 2008
John Elliott, FEE

These films are worth watching to be reminded of what happened, why it happened, and why it may not be over.

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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).