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.
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
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
Index of Biblical References