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Revolution in the Event: The Problem of Kairós
This article undertakes a dual task. The first is to argue that the various positions of major Marxist thinkers on revolution may be gathered under the common framework of kairós, understood as aExpand
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Political Myth: On the Use and Abuse of Biblical Themes
Preface ix Introduction 1 1. Toward a Theory of Political Myth 9 2. Women First? On the Legacy of "Primitive Communism" 36 3. The Fantasy of Myth 62 4. The Sacred Economy 89 5. Foreign Policy and theExpand
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'God Doesn't Care': The Contradictions of Christian Zionism
Defining Christian Zionism as theological support for Israel as a Zionist state, this article analyses four contradictions in such a theology. Firstly, although Christian Zionism insists it is purelyExpand
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Lenin, religion, and theology
1. Introduction 2. Spiritual Booze and Freedom of Religion 3. Gospels and Parables 4. Christian Revolutionaries and God-Builders 5. Returning to Hegel: Revolution, Idealism and God 6. Miracles CanExpand
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Political Grace: The Revolutionary Theology of John Calvin
In this exploration of John Calvin's political thought, Roland Boer treats Calvin as a biblical scholar and political philosopher, showing us elusive aspects of Calvin's Institutes. Boer investigatesExpand
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The Leading Article in No. 179 of the Kölnische Zeitung
This article offers a critical exegesis of an early and neglected text by Marx called “The Leading Article in No. 179 of the Kolnische Zeitung” (from 1842). It is of interest since it offers one ofExpand
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Criticism of Religion: On Marxism and Theology, II
[Criticism of Religion asks why and how some of the leading Marxist critics deal with the question of religion and theology. It offers a spirited critical commentary on the work of Lucien Goldmann,Expand
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Marx and the Christian logic of the secular state
In light of the renewed debate over religion and politics (as a subset of the question of secularism), I seek some insights from Marx and Engels as a way of exploring the tensions within secularism.Expand
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Rescuing the Bible
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Introduction: vanishing mediators?
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