Jordan J. Ballor

Jordan J. Ballor (Dr. theol., University of Zurich) is a research fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty and author of Get Your Hands Dirty: Essays on Christian Social Thought (and Action) (Wipf & Stock, 2013), Covenant, Causality, and Law: A Study in the Theology of Wolfgang Musculus (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012) and Ecumenical Babel: Confusing Economic Ideology and the Church’s Social Witness (Christian’s Library Press, 2010), as well as editor of numerous works, including Abraham Kuyper’s Common Grace.

Jordan serves as executive editor of the Journal of Markets & Morality and is also a doctoral candidate and associate director of the Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research at Calvin Theological Seminary.

In 2006, Jordan was profiled in the book, The Relevant Nation: 50 Activists, Artists And Innovators Who Are Changing The World Through Faith. Jordan’s scholarly interests include Reformation studies, church-state relations, theological anthropology, social ethics, theology and economics, and research methodology.

Jordan is a member of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA), and he resides in Jenison, Michigan with his wife and three children.



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