Wayne Grudem on the Hard Work of Human Flourishing

If you’re in the Louisville area next week (Friday Sept 26-Saturday Sept 27) you should attend this exciting conference on faith, work, and human flourishing. The Commonweal Conference¬†features renowned theologian Wayne Grudem and economist Barry Asmus. Here’s a bit more info (register here–if you sign up by this Friday, you get a free copy of [Read More...]

The “Immobile Class”: On College and Work in the New America

The New York Times recently published a thought-provoking article on the new American economy entitled “A Mess on the Ladder of Success.” Here’s a snippet: Rather than dividing the country into the 1 percenters versus everyone else, the split in our economy is really between two other classes: the mobile and immobile. This is an [Read More...]

The Hard-bitten Economy

Christians differ on economic and political matters.¬† Many are likely unified in these days, though, in a recognition that our national economy continues to struggle (to say nothing of the global economy). Matthew Continetti of the Weekly Standard has written a tough-minded piece worth reading on our present economic state.¬† Here’s a bit: [F]or almost [Read More...]

A Gripping and Sobering Tale: Ron Chernow’s Biography of Rockefeller and the Lessons it Holds

About four years ago, economic historian Ron Chernow completed his multi-year work, Titan (Vintage, 2004). The book’s title mirrors its heft. This is nothing short of a titanic feat. In his capstone text, Chernow has delivered a rich, engrossing, exhaustively detailed portrait of one of history’s most fascinating economic figures, the oilman, John D. Rockefeller, [Read More...]


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