Lenin, Religion, and Theology Paperback
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Lenin, Religion, and Theology
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But it will be recognised as a contribution that follows a series that has, as critics have pointed out, played a major role in reviving and taking to a new level the debate over Marxism and religion. The book is based upon a careful, detailed and critical reading of the whole 45 volumes of his Collected Works in English translation - 55 volumes in the Russian original. From that close attention to the texts, a number of key themes have emerged: the ambivalence over freedom of choice in matters of religion; his love of the sayings and parables of Jesus in the Gospels; his own love of constructing new parables; the extended and complex engagements with Christian socialists and 'God-builders' among the Bolsheviks; the importance of Hegel for his reassessments of religion; the arresting suggestion that a revolution is a miracle, which redefines the meaning of miracle; and the veneration of Lenin after his death.
Lenin, Religion, and Theology by Roland Boer was published by Palgrave Macmillan in May 2013. The ISBN for Lenin, Religion, and Theology is 9781137323903.
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|Author / Artist||Roland Boer|
|Publisher||Palgrave Macmillan (May 2013)|
|Number of Pages||360|
|Page last updated||21st October 2016|