n HTS : Theological Studies - Marxist criticism of the Bible, R. Boer : book review

Volume 62, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0259-9422
  • E-ISSN: 2072-8050



Extracted from text ... Boer, R 2003 - Marxist criticism of the Bible Publishers: London: T & T Clark International, xii + 265 pp Price: Unknown Reviewer: Dr Jaco Gericke (University of Pretoria) This study by the biblical scholar Roland Boer represents one of the latest contributions to postmodern ideological biblical criticism. Boer is no novice participant in this scholarly tradition and busies himself with promoting and practicing a form of reader-response exegesis aimed at reading the Old Testament in dialogue with prominent Marxist social philosophers. In this regard, the uninitiated to this approach would do well to note that Karl Marx himself was ..

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