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Capitalism vs. the Free Market
Ivan Pongracic, The University Bookman

For Sirico, to create a prosperous society people must be free, and to create a free society people must be virtuous.

Are There Limits to Religious Liberty?
Nathaniel D. Torrey, Juicy Ecumenism

It is interesting that we are willing to say religious liberty is limited in this way, when it causes physical or “mental” harm to a person, but when it comes to spiritual matters we are willing to let any religion have its way.

Five Faith Values to Practice at Work
Karen Wells, The High Calling

God calls us to do the same, to practice and to train ourselves in that which is good and right.

Are Riches and Righteousness At Odds?
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

Christians often hear about how the Bible criticizes wealth and chastises the rich. Less discussed are the Bible’s instructions about how those blessed with affluence are to live with their wealth.

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).