Dr. Eugene McCarraher [Academic Homepage] is Assistant Professor of Humanities and History at Villanova University and a 2006 fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies. He received his Ph.D. in American History from Rutgers University, where he studied with Jackson Lears. He is the author of Christian Critics: Religion and the Impasse in Modern American Social Thought. He has taught at Rutgers, the University of Delaware, and Princeton. In addition to articles for scholarly journals, he writes essays and reviews for Commonweal, Books and Culture, and In These Times. His current project is a cultural history of corporate business entitled The Enchantments of Mammon: Corporate Capitalism and the American Moral Imagination, which will be published in 2006.
Published Works (Relevant to the Discussion):
Articles about Eugene McCarraher
- Eugene McCarraher and Radical Catholicism The Sweep 02/24/14.
- Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss: An Interview with Eugene McCarraher, Part One of Three | Part II | Part III
Articles by Eugene McCarraher
- Love Is Stronger Than Debt: Against Chrapitalism. Books and Culture May 2013.
- McCarraher on Radical Orthodoxy Inhabitio Dei 02/01/10.
- Christian Intellectuals: Imbedded or Otherwise, by Eugene McCarraher. The New Pantagruel Volume One, Issue One. Winter 2004.
- Mammon's Deadly Grin: The New Gospel of Wealth and the Old Gospel of Life. Presented at the Culture of Life Conference. Notre Dame Center for Ethics & Culture. Nov. 30, 2001. [.pdf format]
- Theology at the Barricades, by Eugene McCarraher. Commonweal July 13, 2001 / Volume CXXVIII, Number 13.
- 'The Long Loneliness' at 50: Dorothy Day's Enduring Biography Commonweal May 3, 2002 / Volume CXXIX, Number 9.
- Smile When You Say 'Laity': The Hidden Triumph of the Consumer Ethos, by Eugene McCarraher. Commonweal September 12, 1997 / Volume CXXIV, Number 15. [SEE ALSO: Smile when You Say, 'Starbucks': Responses to Eugene McCarraher, by Patrick Allitt, Michael Baxter, Una M. Cadigan, et al. Commonweal November 21, 1997 / Volume CXXIV, Number 20.]
- A Merry Marxy Christmas In These Times Dec. 23, 2003.
- "Marxists for Christ" The Revealer Dec. 30, 2003.