Sirico and Sider on Poverty Tonight
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Sirico and Sider on Poverty Tonight

Today’s Grand Rapids Press has an article with some background on tonight’s debate between Ron Sider and Rev. Robert A. Sirico. More details are below. If you live in the West Michigan area or are in town tonight, please stop by.

Wealth and Poverty in Light of the Gospel: How Can Christians Work Together if We Disagree?

Mon — October 2, 2006
Grand Rapids, MI
Calvin Theological Seminary
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Ronald J. Sider, professor of theology and culture at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University in Wynnewood, PA, and Father Robert Sirico, president of the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty, Grand Rapids, MI, will address and respond to each other on how Christian people can work together even if they have different economic/market theories or convictions. The evening will be moderated by Leanne Van Dyk, vice-president of academic affairs at Western Theological Seminary. Co-sponsored by Western Theological Seminary and the Making Connections Initiative at Calvin Theological Seminary. Free and open to the public. Please join us.

Continuing Education Office
Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and Calvin Theological Seminary
3233 Burton St. SE
Grand Rapids MI 49546
[email protected]

Jordan J. Ballor

Jordan J. Ballor (Dr. theol., University of Zurich; Ph.D., Calvin Theological Seminary) is director of research at the Center for Religion, Culture & Democracy, an initiative of the First Liberty Institute. He has previously held research positions at the Acton Institute and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and has authored multiple books, including a forthcoming introduction to the public theology of Abraham Kuyper. Working with Lexham Press, he served as a general editor for the 12 volume Abraham Kuyper Collected Works in Public Theology series, and his research can be found in publications including Journal of Markets & Morality, Journal of Religion, Scottish Journal of Theology, Reformation & Renaissance Review, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Faith & Economics, and Calvin Theological Journal. He is also associate director of the Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research at Calvin Theological Seminary and the Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity & Politics at Calvin University.