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Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1331645
Description: This article argues that Stalin makes a significant philosophical contribution to Marxist anthropology (the doctrine of human nature). He does so by challenging Russian Orthodox theological assumption... More
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Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1331494
Description: This article deals with the widespread assumption that a significant collection of texts known as the Bible is inherently ‘deceptive’. That is, the Bible does not – it is assumed – say what was ‘reall... More
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Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344313
Description: In 'A Matter of Fact', written in 1948, Althusser attempts to develop a theory of the revolution of religious life. The essay appeared at an important juncture of his life, for he was still a member o... More
Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344320
Description: Within Marxist debates, tensions continue to exist between modern socialism and the revolutionary religious tradition. (By revolutionary religious tradition, I mean the long history of revolutionary m... More
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Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344342
Description: This article is a response to Matthew Sharpe, Geoff Boucher, and Rory Jeffs, concerning my Criticism of Heaven and Earth (2007–14). It replies to their critiques, especially in terms of Fredric Jameso... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1324692
Description: This article deals with a unique period in Chinese Christianity in the early twentieth century. During this period a number of Christian theologians engaged actively with communism and Marxist theory.... More
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Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1331729
Description: Marxism is well known for its two components: a "cold stream" which concerns objective scientific analysis; and a "warm stream" that concerns enthusiasm and hope and leads to commitment to Marxism as ... More
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Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344360
Description: It is less recognized than it should be that Theodor Adorno's key noncategory of the Bilderverbot, or ban on images, owes as much to overturning Sigmund Freud's argument concerning idolatry as it does... More
Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344436
Description: My argument is that the current spate of “anti-imperial” studies of the Bible manifests a fetishism of empire. I understand fetish here in two senses, one in line with Freudian psychoanalysis, in whic... More
Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1326537
Description: This study offers a specific interpretation of the Taiping Revolution in China in the mid-nineteenth century. It was not only the largest revolutionary movement in the world at the time, but also one ... More
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Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344448
Description: Of feminist criticism of the Hebrew Bible there is already a rich history; of Marxist criticism there is once again a fluorescence; but of Marxist feminist criticism there is less of a tradition than ... More
Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1331488
Description: This article deals with one aspect of Joseph Stalin’s unrecognised contribution to redefining human nature. The larger whole of such a redefinition was what may be called an Augustinian awareness of t... More
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Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1345843
Description: This discussion article concerns the implicit idea of proleptic communism in the thought of Joseph Stalin. This idea refers to the sense that communism is creatively present as a type of reverse causa... More
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Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344321
Description: Assuming that politics cannot be separated from economics, this chapter begins by outlining a framework for understanding the economic politics of ancient Israel within the context of the ancient Near... More
Creators: Boer, Roland
Date: 2016
Keyword: theology | Marxism | economics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1346829
Description: Let me begin by sincerely thanking my interlocutors for having taken the time to read and think about The Sacred Economy of Ancient Israel in such a productive and thought-provoking way. I am o... More
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