The Hedgehog Review
Distracted? Having problems focusing? Overwhelmed by emails, texts, and tweets? In “Minding Our Minds,” our editors and writers examine the increasingly parlous state of our minds in the face of the information age’s relentless barrage of media and messages. More than simply a psychological or neurological manifestation, our ability—or inability—to pay attention is a symptom of a larger cultural phenomenon.
Recent Blog Posts
Does the Hobby Lobby decision not call for a better concept of corporate personhood that would allow us to differentiate between various types of entities and religious liberty claims? | Read post >>>
Whatever the fate of the "anthropocene" as a term (its existence and even inception is still being debated among geologists), scientists, activists, and scholars consider human activity and practices as inseparable from nature. Whether they intend to or not, they thereby challenge basic ideas about the human, culture, and agency that have sustained the humanities for centuries. | Read post >>>
Noah Toly review of Benjamin Barber's new book If Mayors Rules the World offers critical insight and originality into current discussions regarding the future of urban governance in a globalized world. | Read post >>>
Tim is a PhD student in Theology, Ethics, and Culture in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. He holds a BA in History with Honors from Stanford University and a Masters of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary. Tim is interested in contemporary Christian theology in a post-Christendom context and particularly the possibilities for dialogue with postcolonial thought. His work seeks to hold together and integrate belief and action in our present cultural context....