The Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty is an ecumenical, nonprofit research organization that promotes the benefits of free enterprise to religious communities, business people, students and educators. With an international scope, Acton manages a robust publishing and events outreach that argues for a moral foundation to the market economy. Wholly independent, the nonpartisan Institute works across many faith traditions including Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
The Acton Institute’s international events calendar includes public lectures, academic seminars, joint participation in panels, and the annual Acton University conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Acton Institute produces a diverse set of publications including a quarterly magazine, a peer-reviewed journal, books, and much more to inform and educate readers about the relationship between individual liberty and religious principles, which promote and sustain the free and virtuous society.
The Acton Institute produces three weekly podcasts, feature films, and much more audio and video content that explores the ideas that form and sustain and free and virtuous society.
Stephen Napier, Ph.D., is associate professor of philosophy at Villanova University.