The Values & Capitalism Blog

Why Is There a Lack of Opportunity in American Cities?

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In 1831, a 25-year-old Frenchman stepped off a boat in Newport, Rhode Island. Over the ensuing nine months, he would visit nearly every major city along the Eastern Seaboard and inland America—from Cincinnati and Memphis to Boston and New York City. “Americans love their towns,” he found, and it was on these preserves of community that he focused his gaze, s[...]

Faith, Work, and Forgetfulness

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While not literal manna from heaven this is how has God chosen to meet our material needs. Individuals stewarding their talents and abilities allows for exchange which is the foundation of any properly functioning economy.

2017 V&C Spring Weekend Honors Program

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Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending AEI’s Spring 2017 Weekend Honors Program on Entrepreneurship & Human Flourishing in Austin, Texas. Our cohort consisted of over twenty Christian students from colleges and universities all across the nation; each of us hoping to challenge ourselves, grow deeper in our faith, and learn how to better use bus[...]

"God and Money": A Review of a Groundbreaking Book in Christian Stewardship

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There have been countless books written about Christian stewardship of financial resources. Though most offer valuable insights, they often struggle at finding the right words to make lasting change in their readers' financial lives. Enter a new book, so transparent and direct that you'll feel like you're invading the authors' privacy. In God and Money: How [...]

Is There a Christian Way to Vote?

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After nearly 20 months of campaigning, tomorrow is election day. For most of us, the end of the 2016 election cycle has been long-awaited. To be honest, it is almost an afterthought for me, as I have been largely disengaged from the election for some time.

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