Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (the Netherlands),
Acton Institute (USA)
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Jordan J. Ballor (Dr. theol., University of Zurich; Ph.D., Calvin Theological Seminary) is a senior research fellow and director of publishing at the Acton Institute, where he also 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), Covenant, Causality, and Law: A Study in the Theology of Wolfgang Musculus (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht), and Ecumenical Babel: Confusing Economic Ideology and the Church’s Social Witness (Christian’s Library Press) and general editor of Sources in Early Modern Economics, Ethics, and Law and Abraham Kuyper Collected Works in Public Theology.  He is also associate director of the Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research at Calvin Theological Seminary.

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Selection of Publications

Interdisciplinary Dialogue and Scarcity in Economic Terminology

Ballor, Jordan J.

Interdisciplinary Dialogue and Scarcity in Economic Terminology Journal Article

In: Journal of Markets & Morality, 23 (1), pp. 131–137, 2020.

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The Moral Status of Wealth Creation in Early-Modern Reformed Confessions

Ballor, Jordan J.; van der Kooi, Cornelis

The Moral Status of Wealth Creation in Early-Modern Reformed Confessions Journal Article

In: Reformation & Renaissance Review , 21 (3), pp. 188-202, 2019.

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Reformation Protestantism and the “Spirit” of Capitalism

Ballor, Jordan J.

Reformation Protestantism and the “Spirit” of Capitalism Book Chapter

In: Melloni, Alberto (Ed.): Martin Luther; A Christian between Reforms and Modernity (1517-2017), pp. 965–982, De Gruyter, Berlin, 2017, ISBN: 9783110499025.

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A Biblical Myth at the Origin of Smith's The Wealth of Nations

Ballor, Jordan J.

A Biblical Myth at the Origin of Smith's The Wealth of Nations Journal Article

In: Journal of the History of Economic Thought , 39 (2), pp. 223–38, 2017, ISSN: 1053-8372.

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