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Religion

Religion

“When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.”  

Hélder Câmara; Archbishop, Archbishop of Olinda and Recife,

Caldwell uses rain dances as an example of how spiritualistic ideas in pre-feudal societies are rooted to production
Thursday, 26 November 2015 18:57

Caudwell on Religion

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Ben Stevenson outlines Christopher Caudwell's historical materialist analysis of religion. Poet, activist and theoretician Christopher Caudwell wrote extensively on issues of philosophy and idealism in culture and science. His contribution to a Marxist understanding of the way in which religions - in particular the early philosphy of Christianity - has…
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