Wheaton Center for Faith, Politics and Economics (FPE)

Wheaton Center for Faith, Politics and Economics exists to advance the training of Wheaton College students and the greater community in the understanding of market economies, representative democracies, limited government and the redeeming effect of the Christian worldview on the practice of business, government and politics.

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Spring 2016 Events

  • Friendship Across the Aisle: In Pursuit of Justice, Human Rights, and Global Religious Freedom, March 17. View Event >>
  • Poverty Inc., Film Screening Roundtable Discussion, February 23. View Event >>
  • Israel: Facing the Current Challenges in the Middle East - Israeli Consul General to the Midwest, Roey Gilad, February 17. View Event >>

Colson Task Force Press Conference

David Iglesias, director of the Wheaton Center for Faith, Politics and Economics, participated in a press conference regarding prison reform as part of the Colson Task Force. Watch his comments in the video below, starting at 00:36:00.



Fall 2015 Newsletter

Read our Fall 2015 newsletter (PDF) which includes further details of our Iron Sharpens Iron trip, insights from our summer interns, and a special article by Professor Bryan McGraw, "The Impact of the Obergefell Decision on Religious Liberty."

Iron Sharpens Iron 2015: The Political Economy of Latin America

During the summer of 2015, the Iron Sharpens Iron Program enrolled 11 students who had taken the pre-requisite courses for the study of political economy in Colombia, Panama and Peru. The summer instruction on campus included a month of classwork and then travel to three countries in Latin America chosen for their economic growth after a period of prolonged internal violence due to political factionalism, narco-trafficking and communist or right wing insurgencies.

Read blog posts from our students during their trip to Colombia, Panama and Peru:

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Poverty, Inc.Film Screening Roundtable Discussion, February 23

 

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