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Bloch's Detective Work

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Ernst Bloch offers more than any would-be investigator of the intersection between Marxism and the Bible, as well as theology, might want. Marxism and religion, largely the Christian tradition of Europe, have rarely been even the remotest of friends. Two moments in Atheism in Christianity give voice to the double-front of Bloch's struggle: an explicit apology for the Bible directed at Marxism; and then a call for a common front against the institutionalised forms of religion, a call that has its main appeal to Christians. The author suggests that Bloch's programme would have been served better if he had made a sharper distinction between theology and the Bible.

Keywords: Atheism in Christianity; Bible; Ernst Bloch; Marxism

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