Marx, Critical Theory And Religion: A Critique Of Rational Choice

by Warren S. Goldstein
Marx, Critical Theory And Religion: A Critique Of Rational Choice
  • ISBN-13: 9781608460410
  • Author(s): Warren S. Goldstein
  • Subject: Religion: general|Religion & beliefs
  • Publisher: Haymarket Books
  • Imprint: Haymarket Books
  • Publication Date: 29-10-2009
  • Format: p/b

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Marxism has tended to ignore religion assuming it is something that would eventually disappear even though it retained theological elements. This collection of essays brings together a group of scholars who use frameworks provided by Marx and Critical Theory in analyzing religion. Its goal is to establish a critical theory of religion within the sociology of religion as an alternative to rational choice.
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Marxism has tended to ignore religion assuming it is something that would eventually disappear even though it retained theological elements. This collection of essays brings together a group of scholars who use frameworks provided by Marx and Critical Theory in analyzing religion. Its goal is to establish a critical theory of religion within the sociology of religion as an alternative to rational choice.