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Is Materialism Compatible with Christianity?

Is Christianity compatible with Marxism or materialism?

According to Terry Eagleton, yes.

As far as religion goes, it is worth pointing out that there have been Jewish Marxists, Islamic Marxists, and Christian Marxists who champion so-called liberation theology.

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“What is literature?” This is one question that has been raised so many times by so many different scholars and each time there has been a different opinion. 910 more words

Literary Theory

Shikand Gumani ( Doubt spelling )

The syllogistic simplicity of Anselm’s proof for God’s existence did not offer much amusement when I first encountered it. Perhaps a certain religiosity in early life does not allow for creative enough tweaking of such arguments. 627 more words

Stanley Fish, lawyer and literary critic, is in truth about as left-wing as Donald Trump. Indeed, he is the Donald Trump of American academia, a brash, noisy entrepreneur of the intellect who pushes his ideas in the conceptual marketplace with all the fervour with which others peddle second-hand Hoovers.

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Waking the Dead

“Today, nostalgia is almost as unacceptable as racism. Our politicians speak of drawing a line under the past and turning our back on ancient quarrels. In this way, we can leap forward into a scrubbed, blank, amnesiac future. 74 more words


Word #3: "parataxis" (n.)


  1. the juxtaposition of clauses without indicating the connections between them.

Definition supplied in the glossary of How to Read a Poem by Terry Eagleton (Blackwell, 2007).

Word Of The Day

On writing, eating and sleeping

Im ok being long forgotten, I wont be here to know. October 11, 2016

I have fine tuned three poems today and finished five pages of How to read a poem by Terry Eagleton. 180 more words

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