Twenty-five Years of Marxist Biblical Criticism

@article{Boer2007TwentyfiveYO,
  title={Twenty-five Years of Marxist Biblical Criticism},
  author={Roland T Boer},
  journal={Currents in Biblical Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={298 - 321}
}
In the context of a renewed interest in Marxism outside biblical studies, this article surveys and critiques the background and current status of a similar renewal in biblical studies. It begins with a consideration of the background of current studies in liberation, materialist and political theologies, and moves on to note the division between literary and social scientific uses of Marxist theories. While those who used Marxist literary methods were initially inspired by Terry Eagleton and… Expand
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