On Tuesday, October 13, Project Contributor Eugene McCarraher will lead a seminar, entitled “Reinhold Niebuhr as Christian Critic: Public Theology and the American Century.” The lecture will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Nau Hall 241 at the University of Virginia. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
Eugene McCarraher is associate professor of humanities and history and the associate director of the honors program at Villanova University, and a former Charles Ryskamp Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies (2005-2006). He has written for Books and Culture, Commonweal, Dissent, In These Times, The Nation, the Chicago Tribune, The Hedgehog Review, and Raritan. McCarraher’s most recent project is The Enchantments of Mammon: Capitalism as the Religion of Modernity, a historical and theological reflection on the development of capitalism, and he is the author of Christian Critics: Religion and the Impasse in Modern American Social Thought (2000).
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