Staff Profile: Jordan Ballor

Research Fellow and Executive Editor, Journal of Markets & Morality
Department: 
Research

Jordan J. Ballor (Dr. theol., University of Zurich; Ph.D., Calvin Theological Seminary) is a research fellow 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). He is also associate director of the Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research at Calvin Theological Seminary.

Commentary by this author

January 31, 2007 Material Goods and The Pursuit of Happyness
December 27, 2006 Recidivism and Reform: Competing Views of the State's Role in Prison
August 15, 2006 The Minimum Wage: A Denial of Freedom and Duty
July 18, 2006 Transcendence and Obsolescence: The Responsible Stewardship of Oil
June 27, 2006 Anti-Christ Superman: The Superhero and the Suffering Servant
June 13, 2006 The Ties that Bind: Cabled Christianity
April 18, 2006 Cashing in on Carbon Credits
March 22, 2006 The North American Church and Global Stewardship
March 15, 2006 A Golden Opportunity for 'The Silver Ring Thing'
February 15, 2006 Stewardship and Economics: Two Sides of the Same Coin
December 14, 2005 Would C.S. Lewis Have Risked a Disney 'Nightmare'?
December 07, 2005 The State of Flux
November 02, 2005 Compassion -- A Uniquely Human Trait
September 06, 2005 Pascal's Blunder: Miscalculating the Threat of Global Warming
July 05, 2005 Heroes of the Half-Measure: Christian Advocates for Government Charity
June 28, 2005 Our Slap-Happy Slide into Techno-Violence
May 24, 2005 Of Mice and Men: What it Means to be Human
May 10, 2005 The Flawed Fast Food Tax
May 03, 2005 Civic Groups Remain Relevant
March 23, 2005 Faith in the FCC
January 05, 2005 Blaming the Victims: An Ecumenical Disaster
October 05, 2004 Stewards of the Cosmos
September 14, 2004 Addition by Subtraction: Placing Limits on Government
August 10, 2004 Magistrates and Ministers — A Case for Faith-based Prison Reform
August 03, 2004 Does Government Know Best?