1st Edition

Christianity and Marxism A Philosophical Contribution to their Reconciliation

By Andrew Collier Copyright 2001
    160 Pages
    by Routledge

    156 Pages
    by Routledge

    Andrew Collier analyses recent cooperation between Christianity and Marxism after earlier years of antagonism. He first discusses the nature of Christianity and Marxism and their place amongst contemporary world views, before looking at areas of apparent conflict and possible reconciliation. This groundbreaking work will be of interest to those involved in philosophy, theology, politics and Marxism.

    Chapter 1 On philosophy and world views; Chapter 2 Marxism; Chapter 3 Christianity; Chapter 4 The dialectics of fallen nature; Chapter 5 Idolatry, iconoclasm and secularity; Chapter 6 The valium of the poor?; Chapter 7 Tomorrow's bread; Chapter 8 What Christians and Marxists can learn from each other; Notes; Bibliography Index;


    Andrew Collier is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton and has previously lectured at Warwick, Sussex and Bangor Universities. His recent publications include Socialist Reasoning, Critical Realism and Being and Worth.