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Troublesome Priests: Christianity and Marxism in the Church of England, 1906-1969

@inproceedings{Poole2014TroublesomePC,
  title={Troublesome Priests: Christianity and Marxism in the Church of England, 1906-1969},
  author={E. Poole},
  year={2014}
}
This thesis argues that the relationship between Anglican Christianity and Marxism in Britain between 1906 and 1969 has been far more complex than is commonly understood. It is often assumed that the relationship between religious organisations and Marxism has often been acrimonious, the latter famously rejecting religion as the ‘opium of the people’, and religion resisting the revolutionary nature of Marxism.Taking a biographical approach, examining four Church of England clergymen, Robert… Expand
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