Criticism of Religion: On Marxism and Theology II

Criticism of Religion: On Marxism and Theology II

by Roland Boer

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Overview

Offering commentary on the engagements with religion and theology by a range of Marxists, Roland Boer aims to gather insights in order to develop a comprehensive theory of religion. Following the acclaimed Criticism of Heaven, this is the second of a five-volume series called Criticism of Heaven and Earth.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608461226
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication date: 06/14/2011
Series: Historical Materialism Book Series
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Roland Boer, Ph.D. (1993) in Biblical Studies, McGill University, is Research Fellow at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has published extensively in theology, Marxism, political theory, postcolonialism, cultural studies and literary theory. His most recent works are Criticism of Heaven (2007), Symposia (2007), Political Myth (2009) and Political Grace (2009).

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. The Paradoxes of Lucien Goldmann
2. The Stumbling Block of Fredric Jameson
3. The Christian Communism of Rosa Luxemburg
4. The Enticements of Karl Kautsky
5. The Forgetfulness of Julia Kristeva
6. The Fables of Alain Badiou
7. The Conundrums of Giorgio Agamben
8. The Self-Exorcism of Georg Lukács
9. The Bible and The Beekeeper’s Manual
Conclusion
References
Index of Biblical References
General Index

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