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Why Human Dignity is a Gospel Issue
Joseph D’Souza, Christianity Today

Jesus’ message was coupled with the restoration of God-given human dignity — their Imago-Dei.

The FAQs: What You Should Know About Bible Literacy Class Legislation
Joe Carter, TGC

On Monday, President Trump posted on Twitter his support for Bible literacy classes. Here’s what you should know about this legislation.

Democratic Socialism and Regular Socialism Have the Same Goal
Antony P. Mueller, Mises Wire

The longing for the socialist dream comes in part from the great success of capitalism as an engine of prosperity.

Political Illiteracy: Jim Wallis and “God’s Politics”
Benjamin Lockerd, The Imaginative Conservative

Jim Wallis is an intelligent and sincere person, someone worth listening to on serious subjects. But he appears to be politically illiterate. There is simply no engagement with serious conservative political writers—no hint that he knows such people even exist.

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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).