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This index contains a list of names, terms and concepts relevant to the discussion on The book In the Vale of Tears offers the author's own detailed response to the long and rich tradition of Marxism and religion. It deals with the crucial issues of myth, political ambivalence, kairós, ethics, fetishism and death. The book is the conclusion to the five-volume series, The Criticism of Heaven and Earth, it also stands alone as a distinct intervention in some burning issues of our time.

Keywords: ethics; fetishism; kairós; Marxism; myth; political ambivalence



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