oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Marx and the Marxists
|Article Title||Marx and the Marxists|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Provincial Superior of the Dominican Order in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Apr 1978|
|Pages||03 - 15|
|Keyword(s)||Capitalist class, Child labour, Intelligentsia, Lot of working classes, Private ownership, Privatisation, Social formation, Technocrats, Wage labour and Whitecollar workers|
At one of the early meetings of the newly founded Communist Party Marx himself is reputed to have stood up and said, ""I am not a Marxist"". Like so many other original thinkers, he had no intention of creating a new -ism, a new body of doctrine that others would have to follow slavishly and unthinkingly - although of course that is exactly what did happen.
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