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Dr. Jonathan Witt is the lead writer for the PovertyCure initiative, as well as the associate producer and lead script writer for the PovertyCure DVD Series.  In addition to his scripting work on this series and two other Acton DVD series, he provided scripting work for Acton’s upcoming poverty documentary and wrote three documentary scripts that have appeared on PBS, including The Call of the Entrepreneur and The Birth of Freedom.  Witt is co-author of A Meaningful World (IVP). His academic essays have appeared in Touchstone, Crisis, Philosophia Christi, The Princeton Theological Review, The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin, and Oxford’s Literature and Theology.  His opinion pieces have appeared in The Seattle Times, The Kansas City Star, Science & Theology News, Breakpoint, and The American Spectator; and his fiction and creative non-fiction in the literary journals Windhover and New Texas.  Currently he and Jay Richards are finishing an Ignatius Press book on the political-economic vision of J.R.R. Tolkien.  Witt is a native of Amarillo, Texas.

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Latest Articles by Jonathan Witt

  • Big government at the Bilderberg summit

    This spring marks the 60th anniversary of the Bilderberg Group summit, a gathering of major power brokers so apparently selective it makes the World Economic Forum’s annual Dav

  • Oregon Medicaid study doesn’t love Big Brother

    If a large Oregon study is any indication, the Affordable Care Act may drive up frivolous emergency room visits and do little to improve people’s physical or economic health.

  • Memo to Tinseltown

    Iron Man 3 and The Lone Ranger are recent Hollywood films — which is to say, major capitalist undertakings — that feature one of Hollywood’s favorite stereotypes: evil c