The Hedgehog Review
What is life like inside the social safety net? How does it feel to fall from the middle class into poverty? Are the poor becoming increasingly invisible to the rest of society? In a year marking the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of the War on Poverty, we devote our fall issue to how we think about the poor.
Recent Blog Posts
For now, the television show that really will hold up the mirror to our technological lives probably has yet to air. | Read post >>>
Encryption offers a false substitute for real solutions—something that is the moral equivalent of vigilante force when what we need is better government and law. | Read post >>>
American Forum - "Confronting Political Islam"
4 February 2015
John Owen (University of Virginia) | Forum
Fellows Afternoon Tea
4 February 2015
| Afternoon Tea
"The Death of God and the Afterlife of Magical Realism: on Haruki Murakami and the Suspension of Belief"
12 February 2015
Justin Neuman (Yale University) | Lecture
Institute Seminar Series - "The Moral Background"
20 February 2015
Gabriel Abend (New York University) | Seminar
Christina McRorie is a doctoral candidate in the Theology, Ethics, and Culture program in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. Her research interests include Christian theological ethics, the history of political economy and the philosophy of economics, the sociology of consumer society, and economic ethics within the Abrahamic traditions. McRorie holds an MAR in Ethics from Yale University, and a BA in History and Religion from Pepperdine University. Her dissertation, "Moral Agency in Global Capitalism," describes the conditions for moral agency set by contemporary global capitalism and consumer society. At the Institute,...