Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 07.24.13

What a Conservative Knows: Fear of God is the Beginning of Wisdom
Russell Kirk, The Imaginative Conservative

There could be no conservatism without a religious foundation, and it is conservative people, by and large, who defend religion in our time.

Detroit: A Ground Zero for Innovation?
T. Kurt Jaros, Values & Capitalism

With the loss of public services, even emergency services, what are people to do? Answer: Turn to the private sector.

Five Myths About Pope Francis
William Doino Jr., First Things

He has been called an “improv pope,” a pope of many surprises, but the biggest surprise of all is that Francis continues to elude all efforts to classify him.

We Work to Change the World
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Have you ever been in the middle of your day, stressed out and in a panic over what you need to do, and begin to wonder why you even care? I mean, it’s just a job, right?

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).