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).

Posts by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 07.19.19

The Apollo Program and a New View of Creation Alan Dowd, Providence It says something profound about America—whatever her faults—that when she sent her sons into the heavens, they pointed mankind toward the God of creation. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.18.19

What If Charity Replaced Taxation? Jean Vilbert, FEE Perhaps if the government demanded less (coercively), people would give more voluntarily. Religious leaders gather at U.S. Capitol to pray for persecuted Christians Elizabeth Bachmann, Catholic News Service In the U.S. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.17.19

The State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights: Concerns and Five Recommendations Paul Marshall, Providence One problem with some recent formulations of rights is that anything regarded as politically good or just tends to be formulated per se as a right. Continue Reading...

How market forces can help preserve the environment

Many people believe government rules and regulations are the only way to protect the environment. But there are important benefits that properly structured market forces can bring to environmental policy. When the government and markets work together, it leads to effective solutions for sustainability. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.16.19

Religious Liberty: The Long View David G. Bonagura Jr., Crisis Magazine Catholics do not need reminders that, despite a series of small victories brought by the Supreme Court in the last few years, a different court could have produced a different verdict. Social Capital Is America’s True Stock-in-Trade Erin Rodewald , RealClearPolitics When describing the American Dream, buzzwords like “prosperity,” “homeownership,” and “upward mobility” likely come to mind. Continue Reading...

What does Judeo-Christian mean?

The Acton Institute was founded on the basis of ten principles that integrate “Judeo-Christian Truths with Free Market Principles.” You’ve probably heard the term your entire life, but do you know what “Judeo-Christian” means? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.15.19

India lifted 271 million people out of poverty in 10 years: UN The Hindu India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016, recording the fastest reductions in the multidimensional poverty index values during the period with strong improvements in areas such as “assets, cooking fuel, sanitation and nutrition,” a report by the United Nations said. Continue Reading...