PowerLinks 04.10.15
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PowerLinks 04.10.15

Why Evangelicals Should Love the Pope
Peter Wehner, New York Times

How best to live out one’s faith in this world has been a complicated issue throughout Christian history, and it remains so today.

When Conservative School Reforms Work
Seth Mandel, Commentary

Conservative education reformers are at several distinct disadvantages: union control of public education, the government’s broad power to protect its market dominance, restrictions on leveling the playing field between public and parochial schools, etc.

Who Will Stand?
Robert P. George, First Things

Are there political or religious leaders who will step forward? Are there intellectual or cultural leaders who will muster the courage to confront the mob?

Why Surrogacy Violates Human Dignity
Arland K. Nichols, Crisis Magazine

Surrogacy became mainstream when in the 4th season of the popular sitcom, Friends, the ever-spacey Phoebe became the surrogate mother of her brother’s children, in the episode titled “The one with the embryos.”

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).