Charles Mathewes


Charles Mathewes is the Carolyn M. Barbour Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia.

Defender of Utopia’s Remnant

from The Meaning of Cities, Volume 19, Number 2

Even as he was sharpening and deepening his critique of capitalism’s effects on democracy, Habermas never jettisoned his faith in the idea of democracy itself.

Can You Change Your Life?

from Re-enchantment, Volume 17, Number 3

Our societies are not secularizing so much as pluralizing, becoming sites that host multiple and quite radically different ways of being human in our common world, many of them religious.