POSTMODERNISM PROBLEMS

Electronic Issue

ISSN:1314-3700
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Marxism and Religion: An Essay to Reconstruct the Marxist Approach to Religion

Deniz Yoldaş

Abstract

After the dissolution of Soviet Union, "the return of religion" was pointed by some academics. Even the Cold War period, the organized religions used its political practical force in world politics. President Carter's adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski's Green Belt Project shaped economically and politically one side of Islam. Soviet official atheism beneficed "Christ Myth Theory" for the war against first Catholicism and second Islam.

Keywords: Marxism; Religion; extremism; Soviet Union; revisionism.

 

About the Author:

Deniz Yoldaş, Science Po Toulouse, Master 2, CEAP e-mail  denizyoldas@mail.ru

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