Jordan Ballor

About Me: 

<p>Jordan J. Ballor (Dr. theol., University of Zurich; Ph.D., Calvin Theological Seminary) is a research fellow at the Acton Institute and serves as executive editor of the <em><a href="/%3Ca%20class%3D"html-attribute-value html-external-link" href="http://www.acton.org/pub/journal-markets-morality" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">/pub/journal-markets-morality" title="http://www.marketsandmorality.com/">Journal of Markets &amp; Morality</a></em>. He is author of <a href="/%3Ca%20class%3D"html-attribute-value html-external-link" href="http://www.getyourhandsdirtybook.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.getyourhandsdirtybook.com/"><em>Get Your Hands Dirty: Essays on Christian Social Thought (and Action)</em></a> (Wipf &amp; Stock, 2013),&nbsp;<a href="/%3Ca%20class%3D"html-attribute-value html-external-link" href="http://www.v-r.de/en/title-0-0/covenant_causality_and_law-1008125/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.v-r.de/en/title-0-0/covenant_causality_and_law-1008125/"><em>Covenant, Causality, and Law: A Study in the Theology of Wolfgang Musculus</em></a> (Vandenhoeck &amp; Ruprecht, 2012), and&nbsp;<em><a href="/%3Ca%20class%3D"html-attribute-value html-external-link" href="http://www.clpress.com/publication/ecumenical-babel" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.clpress.com/publication/ecumenical-babel" title="http://www.clpress.com/publication/ecumenical-babel"><span title="http://www.clpress.com/publication/ecumenical-babel">Ecumenical Babel: Confusing Economic Ideology and the Church&#39;s Social Witness</span></a></em>&nbsp;(Christian&#39;s Library Press, 2010). He is also associate director of the <a href="/%3Ca%20class%3D"html-attribute-value html-external-link" href="http://www.juniusinstitute.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.juniusinstitute.org">Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research</a>&nbsp;at Calvin Theological Seminary.</p>

Interests: 

My scholarly interests include Reformation studies, church-state relations, theological anthropology, social ethics, theology and economics, and research methodology.