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Author Boer, Roland, 1961-

Title Criticism of heaven : on Marxism and theology / by Roland Boer
Published Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 472 pages)
Series Historical materialism book series, 1570-1522 ; v. 18
Historical materialism book series ; 18
Contents Preface; Introduction; Chapter One Bloch's Detective Work; Chapter Two Benjamin's Perpetuation of Biblical Myth; Chapter Three The Ecclesiastical Eloquence of Louis Althusser; Chapter Four The Heresies of Henri Lefebvre; Chapter Five The Ecumenism of Antonio Gramsci; Chapter Six The Apostasy of Terry Eagleton; Chapter Seven The Conversion of Slavoj Žižek; Chapter Eight Adorno's Vacillation; Conclusion; References; Index of Biblical References; General Index
Summary Why do some of the major Marxists of the twentieth century engage extensively with theology? What is the influence on their other work? This book explores the instersections between Marxism and theology in the work of Ernst Bloch, Walter Benjamin, Louis Althusser, Henri Lefebvre, Antonio Gramsci, Terry Eagleton, Slavoj Aziazek and Theodor Adorno
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-461) and indexes
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Subject Communism and Christianity -- Europe, Western.
Communism and religion -- Europe, Western.
Philosophy, Marxist -- Europe, Western.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007299498
ISBN 9047421280 (electronic bk.)
9789047421283 (electronic bk.)