Ryan Ferries is a member of the Acton Institute’s 2021 Emerging Leaders class. He is a graduate student at Corban University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and a Masters of Divinity. Ryan enjoys reading about Austrian economics, reformed & puritan theology, and ancient Semitic religion. His other interests include progressive rock music and East Asian cinema.
Posts by Ryan Ferries
July 19, 2021
Cubans are taking to the streets over food shortages and outrageously high prices, calling for an end to the country’s communist regime with mass protests.
“Cuban citizens have taken to the streets across the country for the first time in more than six decades to protest against deteriorating living conditions and the lack of basic goods and services, including medical attention amid increasing numbers of coronavirus infections,” The Wall Street Journal reported. Continue Reading...
July 13, 2021
America is still slowly reopening and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns, and restrictions. Over the past year, our nation’s divisions were amplified. Polarization reared its ugly head, manifesting deep-seated hostilities across and among families, churches, and political parties. Continue Reading...
July 06, 2021
Like most children, I had training wheels when I first learned to ride my bike. Before riding without them, I needed to learn a few key fundamentals – how to peddle, how to steer, how to coordinate my hands and feet. Continue Reading...
June 22, 2021
Besides the Bible, no other work has as many translations as the Daodejing
—the founding scriptural text of Daoism.
Lao Tzu (“the old master”) is the attributed author of the Daodejing
and the founder of Daosim. Continue Reading...
June 17, 2021
! Infrastructure Investment
! Build Back Better
These are words and sayings that have been bandied about throughout the past year. Anyone with a basic interest in the news cycle is bound to have heard that the federal government has proposed plans to spend trillions of dollars. Continue Reading...