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What ‘Conscience’ Really Means
Interview with Robert George, National Review

‘Respect for the dignity of the human being requires more than formally sound institutions; it also requires a cultural ethos in which people act from conviction to treat one another as human beings should be treated: with respect, civility, justice, compassion,” Robert P. George writes in his new book, Conscience and Its Enemies: Confronting the Dogmas of Liberal Secularism.

The New York Times, Church-State Law, and Equality
Andrew Lewis, Public Discourse

Prohibiting religious schools from using public facilities would not protect religious freedom; it would encourage further discrimination against religion and religious people.

Religious Liberty: A Tale of Two Countries
Alexander Griswold, Juicy Ecumenism

The vast gulf between our two nations’ ideas of religious liberty was beautifully demonstrated in two recent incidents.

The Connection Between Flourishing and Economic Freedom
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

If economics is a tool which allows us to better steward our scarce resources, we can think about economic freedom as an objective measurement of how we are doing as stewards working towards flourishing.

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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).