PowerLinks 09.23.15
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 09.23.15

Poll: More Americans, majority of Christian Millennials believe religious freedom is worse than 10 years ago
Alliance Defending Freedom

ADF-commissioned Barna study shows many believe religious freedom has gotten worse in past decade

In clash with pope’s climate call, U.S. Church leases drilling rights
Richard Valdmanis, Reuters

On Francis’ first visit to the United States this week, the business dealings suggest that some leaders of the U.S. Catholic Church are practicing a different approach to the environment than the pontiff is preaching.

The many ways to measure economic inequality
Drew DeSilver, Pew Research

As Federal Reserve economist Arthur Kennickell wrote in a 2009 paper, “‘Inequality’ may seem a simple term, but operationally it may mean many different things, depending on the point of view.”

Entrepreneurship: An Opportunity for Personal, Individual Flourishing
Tim Hoerr, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Just what is it about entrepreneurial environments that make them such fertile soil for personal flourishing? There are at least three reasons.

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).