Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 09.13.17

The Core of Liberty Is Economic Liberty
Deirdre N. McCloskey, FEE

Indeed, economic liberty is the liberty about which most ordinary people care.

Why religious liberty matters for creativity
Jason Thacker, ERLC

Religious liberty is a right given to each person by God and must be used responsibly.

Anne Rathbone Bradley on Christianity and Capitalism
Research on Religion

Does capitalism get a bad rap? Was Jesus and his followers socialists? These questions and more frame our discussion this week as we invite Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley onto the show to discuss her latest co-edited volume Counting the Cost: Christian Perspectives on Capitalism. http://www.researchonreligion.org/christianity/anne-rathbone-bradley-on-christianity-and-capitalism

The Arduous Road from Welfare to Work: One Woman’s Story
Marvin Olasky, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Would Jones’s children die as their mom tried to break the generational pattern?

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).