About Us

Via Egnatia is a blog about Christianity, philosophy, and social science.  The contributors are all practicing Christians.  Some are Eastern Orthodox, and others Roman Catholic.  Hence the name: the Via Egnatia was an important Roman road, constructed during the 2nd century BC, which eventually linked the cities of Rome and Constantinople.


Alexander William Salter is an economics professor in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, and the Comparative Economics Research Fellow at TTU's Free Market Institute.  He is a parishioner of St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church in Lubbock, TX.

Christopher Fleming is a doctoral candidate from New Orleans, LA. He currently resides in Fairfax, VA and is a parishioner of St. James Catholic Church in Falls Church, VA.

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