Hunter Baker, J.D., Ph.D. is an academic dean and associate professor of political science at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He is the author of three books (The End of Secularism, Political Thought: A Student’s Guide, and The System Has a Soul), has contributed chapters to several others, and has written for a wide variety of print and digital publications. His work has been endorsed by Robert P. George, Russell Moore, David Dockery, John Mark Reynolds and others. He is the winner of the 2011 Michael Novak Award conferred by the Acton Institute and has lectured widely on religion and liberty. In addition to his work at Union, Baker also serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Markets and Morality, as a contributing editor for Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, and as writer at large for The City (a journal he co-founded). He is also a research fellow of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.