By Dan Scales
Thomas Hill Green did not live to see Toynbee Hall. In fact, he never knew it was to even exist. Had he, this nineteenth century Oxford University philosopher would have been immensely proud of it. Working alongside Arnold Toynbee, Green’s teachings imbued a generation of Balliol College graduates with a cooperative, charitable, and religious outlook that attracted them to Toynbee Hall after he and Toynbee had passed away.