Acton University

Acton University is a unique, four-day exploration of the intellectual foundations of a free society. Guided by a distinguished, international faculty, Acton University is an opportunity to deepen your knowledge and integrate philosophy, Christian theology and sound economics.   Build your own curriculum. Choose from 100+ courses ranging from theological and philosophical, to policy-oriented and practical. [Read More…]

10 things you don’t know about the Clapham Sect

Attending the Q Conference in Boston this past week, I was reminded that almost any evangelical who wants to leverage their vocation to change the world takes William Wilberforce’s Clapham group as a sort of knights-of-the-round-table paradigm. But few seem to know much about this remarkable group. So as a public service, here’s my . [Read More…]

NEWS: Two new bloggers on the Faith and Work Channel

We’re always happy when more people join the discussions on faith, work, economics, vocation, and calling here at Patheos Faith and Work.  Now we have two new contributors to the discussion. We’re thrilled to have them help broaden our conversation.  You can click on the logos below to go to each blog. Centered features inspiring [Read More…]

From the archives: Women, work, and productivity

“How should women reconcile the artificial divide between home and work? You may be surprised to learn this is a relatively modern problem. For most of history, the home was the small business unit of the local economy for both women and men.” [Read more…]

From the archives: 5 tools for applying faith, work, & economics to your life

Thinking biblically about work requires much more than memorizing a lot of Scripture. It requires learning to think critically and practically about what the Bible has to say. [Read more…]

What can really help hurting workers?

This article originally appeared at Hang Together. College of the Ozarks’ “Hard Work U” Program A while ago, I saw a lot of attention paid to this article by Jonathan Rauch on the economic crisis of America’s working class. He’s looking at the right problem, but he’s looking at it all wrong. As a result, [Read More…]