PowerLinks 10.10.13
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 10.10.13

Freedom and Civility
Anthony Esolen, Public Discourse

Law cannot replace a nation’s customs, manners, and traditions. Rather, it should strengthen them by corroborating and invigorating the ways of a people.

New Research: Protestants Increase Involvement in Social Justice
Ed Stetzer, Christianity Today

New LifeWay Research statistics show Protestant participation in social justice efforts is on the rise.

Religious groups feel the pinch of government shutdown
Religion News Service

As the government shutdown enters its second week, some religious groups are starting to feel the pinch, and they’re also finding ways to reach out.

Four Principles of Poverty Alleviation
Glenn Sunshine, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

We know that the Bible commands us to help the poor. How can we make a true impact that respects the dignity of the poor?

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).