Staff Profile: Jordan Ballor

Senior Research Fellow, Director of Publishing, and Executive Editor, Journal of Markets & Morality

Jordan J. Ballor (Dr. theol., University of Zurich; Ph.D., Calvin Theological Seminary) is a senior research fellow and director of publishing at the Acton Institute and serves as executive editor of the Journal of Markets & Morality. He is author of Get Your Hands Dirty: Essays on Christian Social Thought (and Action) (Wipf & Stock, 2013), Covenant, Causality, and Law: A Study in the Theology of Wolfgang Musculus (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012), and Ecumenical Babel: Confusing Economic Ideology and the Church's Social Witness (Christian's Library Press, 2010) and general editor of Sources in Early Modern Economics, Ethics, and Law and Abraham Kuyper Collected Works in Public Theology. He is also associate director of the Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research at Calvin Theological Seminary.

Commentary by this author

April 13, 2011 Do Less with Less: What the History of Federal Debt and Tax Leverage Teaches
March 30, 2011 Debt and the Birth Dearth
March 09, 2011 Back to Budget Basics
February 16, 2011 Local Churches Hard Hit as Recession Spreads
January 19, 2011 The Sheep and the Goats: Work and Service to Others
December 15, 2010 Christian Giving Begins with the Local Church
November 17, 2010 The Legalism of Political Christianity
November 03, 2010 ‘A’ for Austerity: The New Scarlet Letter
September 15, 2010 A Lesson from Michigan: Time to End Crony Unionism
September 01, 2010 Work and the Two Great Love Commandments
July 28, 2010 Lutheran World Federation Misses the Mark on Work and Wealth
June 15, 2010 Unity or Unanimity at Reformed Council?
May 18, 2010 Missing the Boat on the Tea Parties
March 29, 2010 The Science of Stewardship: Sin, Sustainability, and GM Foods
March 15, 2010 What Griffiths Said: Self-Interest, Rightly Understood
February 23, 2010 Obama’s Nuclear Promise: Too Little, But Not Too Late
January 12, 2010 From the Lead Frying Pan into the Toxic Fire
September 15, 2009 Civilizing Discourse on the Public Option
August 25, 2009 Patients and Doctors: Partners not Adversaries
March 17, 2009 The State of the Fourth Estate
July 22, 2008 Guns, Foreign Courts, and the Moral Consensus of the International Community
May 20, 2008 Bringing Good out of Evil: Economic Justice in Myanmar
April 29, 2008 The Fourth Pillar of the 'New' Economy: 'Spend all you can.'
January 02, 2008 The Fiscal Responsibility of Mall Rats and Bureaucrats
December 26, 2007 The Truth about Tithing