"Marx and the Bible" Book Review by ResearchRiter

"Marx and the Bible"
A critique of "Marx and the Bible: A Critique of the Theology of Oppression," by Jose Miranda.
# 121831 | 1,250 words | 15 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Religion and Theology (The Bible) , Sociology (Theory)


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The paper discusses the book "Marx and the Bible: A Critique of the Theology of Oppression," by Jose Miranda, in which he attempts to show that Western civilization has ignored the aspects of the Bible that speak against our current economic systems that leave a few people rich and the vast majority poor. Though his intentions are good, the paper contends Miranda tends to interpret the Bible with a very myopic point of view.

From the Paper:

"In his book, "Marx and the Bible: A Critique of the Theology of Oppression", Jose Miranda attempts to show that Western civilization has ignored the aspects of the Bible that speak against our current economic systems that leave a few people rich and the vast majority poor. Though his intentions are good, he himself tends to interpret the Bible with a very myopic point of view. Several of the justifications behind his assertions are in direct opposition to the method of interpretation used..."

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