Eugene McCarraher
Associate Professor, Humanities and History, Villanova University

Eugene McCarraher is an associate professor of humanities and history at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. His work has appeared in Dissent, The Nation, Commonweal, The Hedgehog Review and Raritan. His latest book is The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity (2019).

Written by Eugene McCarraher

Dark Satanic Mills. October 1948. Photo Robert Capa © International Center of Photography

Essay/
Religion
Mammon

Far from representing rationality and logic, capitalism is modernity’s most beguiling and dangerous form of enchantment

Eugene McCarraher