Jordan J. Ballor

Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty

Research Fellow

98 E. Fulton

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

United States

http://www.acton.org

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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Book Review: The Unintended Reformation by Brad S. Gregory

Calvin Theological Journal 47, No. 2 (November 2012): 349-353
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the Two Kingdoms, and Protestant Social Thought Today

La Revue Farel 6/7 (2011-2012): 62-75
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer, natural law, two kingdoms, protestant social thought

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The Moral Challenges of Economic Equality and Diversity

Philosophia Reformata 78, no. 2 (2013), special issue, First Amsterdam Kuyper Seminar, "Economics, Christianity & the Crisis: Towards a New Architectonic Critique," VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 8-9, 2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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envy, equality, economic inequality, happiness, social justice, morality, markets

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Envy in the Market Economy: Sin, Fairness, and Spontaneous (Dis)Order

Faith & Economics 61/62 (Spring/Fall 2013): 33-53
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2015
Jordan J. Ballor and Victor V. Claar
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty and Florida Gulf Coast University
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envy, allocation mechanisms, justice, fairness, economic growth

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Work and Human Development

Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management, ed. A J G Sison (Springer, 2015 Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
Jordan J. Ballor and Cary L. Cooper
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty and Lancaster University
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work, human development, integral human development, Christian social thought, culture, economy

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An Inquiry into the Origins of 'The Wealth of Nations': Exploring a Myth Concerning the Relationship between Adam Smith and Scripture

Presented at the History of Economics Society, East Lansing, Michigan, June 27, 2015
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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Adam Smith, Bible, Christianity, Wealth of Nations, Scripture

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State, Church, and the Reformational Roots of Subsidiarity

The Myth of the Reformation, ed. Peter Opitz (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013), 148-159.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2013
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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subsidiarity, natural law, reformation, political thought, ethics, theology

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A Society of Mutual Aid: Natural Law and Subsidiarity in Early Modern Reformed Perspective

Law and Religion: The Legal Teachings of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations, ed. Jordan J. Ballor, Wim Decock, Michael Germann, and Laurent Waelkens (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2013
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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subsidiarity, natural law, Reformation, politics, theology

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The Soul of the Entrepreneur: A Christian Anthropology of Creativity, Innovation, and Liberty

2016. Journal of Ethics & Entrepreneurship 6: 117-31
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Mar 2016
Jordan J. Ballor and Victor V. Claar
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty and Florida Gulf Coast University
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Entrepreneurship, Spirituality, Creativity, Innovation, Liberty, Christianity

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To Reform or to Abolish? Christian Perspectives on Punishment, Prison, and Restorative Justice

Ave Maria Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2008, 481-511
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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restorative justice, retributive justice, prison, reform, punishment, criminal justice, religion, Christianity

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Bonhoeffer in America — A Review Essay

Christian Scholar’s Review 37, no. 4 (Summer 2008): 465-482
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer, discipleship, martyrdom, confession, church, theology

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The Ecumenical Challenge of Catholicity

Journal of Christian Legal Thought 3, No. 2 (Fall 2013)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Sep 2013
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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evangelicals and catholics together, natural law, subsidiarity, Christian legal thought

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Scholarship at the Crossroads: The Journal of Markets & Morality Case Study

Journal of Scholarly Publishing 36, No. 3 (April 2005): 145-165
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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economics, publishing, scholarship, journals, technology

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Introduction: Wolfgang Musculus on Christian Righteousness, Oaths, and Usury

Journal of Markets & Morality 11, no. 2 (Fall 2008): 353-377
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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usury, Protestant reformation, Oaths, Scriptural exegesis, loans

Other Papers (8)

Total Downloads: 61
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Editorial: Between Greedy Individualism and Benevolent Collectivism

Journal of Markets & Morality 15, no. 2 (Fall 2012): 317-321
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Jan 2013
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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greed, business, individualism, collectivism, civil society, family, marriage, church, religion, morality

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Book Review: Divine Transcendence and the Culture of Change by David H. Hopper

Renaissance Quarterly 66, No. 1, Spring 2013
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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Martin Luther, John Calvin, Reformation, Ethics, Francis Bacon, Culture

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Editorial: Intergenerational Ethics and Economics

Journal of Markets & Morality 14, no. 1 (Spring 2011): 1-4
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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intergenerational ethics, intergenerational economics, budgets, demographics, austerity

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Editorial: Printed Source and Digital Resource in Economics and Theology

Journal of Markets & Morality 13, no. 2 (Fall 2010): 253-255
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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digitalization, sources,economics, theology, research

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Editorial: The State of the Question in Religion and Economics

Journal of Markets & Morality 11, no. 1 (Spring 2008): 1-4
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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religion, economics, translation, sources

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Editorial: Modern Christian Social Thought

Journal of Markets & Morality 14, no. 2 (Fall 2011): 295-298
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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Christian social thought,social encyclicals,neocalvinism

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Editorial: A Legacy of Stewardship

Journal of Markets & Morality 12, no. 2 (Fall 2009): 205-207
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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art, stewardship, work

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Editorial: Business and the Development of Christian Social Thought

Journal of Markets & Morality 15, no. 1 (Spring 2012): 1-4
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Jordan J. Ballor
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
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business, Christian social thought, entrepreneurship