Acton Institute Powerblog ‘The Least Natural of Loves’ by Jordan J. Ballor • April 13, 2005 Share this article: Join the Discussion: No Comments Free weekly Acton Newsletter C.S. Lewis calls “Friendship” the “least natural of loves; the least instinctive, organic, biological, gregarious and necessary.” Head on over to Mere Comments to see my response to “Walking With Friendships.” Enjoy the article? Click below to view our latest and most popular posts! Jordan J. Ballor Jordan J. Ballor (Dr. theol., University of Zurich; Ph.D., Calvin Theological Seminary) is a senior research fellow and director of publishing at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty. He is also a postdoctoral researcher in theology and economics at the VU University Amsterdam as part of the "What Good Markets Are Good For" project. He is author of Get Your Hands Dirty: Essays on Christian Social Thought (and Action) (Wipf & Stock, 2013), Covenant, Causality, and Law: A Study in the Theology of Wolfgang Musculus (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012) and Ecumenical Babel: Confusing Economic Ideology and the Church's Social Witness (Christian's Library Press, 2010), as well as editor of numerous works, including Abraham Kuyper Collected Works in Public Theology. Jordan is also associate director of the Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research at Calvin Theological Seminary. Related posts Natural Law and the Rule of Law Jesus Loves… The Welfare State? Protestants and Natural Law, Part 6 The Bible and Natural Law Comments Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Comment * Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.