Ep 6: Marxism, a Social and Political Creed

Summary – Marxism, a Social and Political Creed

In part two of our mini-series on creeds, we take a look at how Marxism, and the historical philosophy of G.F. Hegel which undergirds it, has operated as a social, historical, and political creed for nearly 200 years.

Episode Outline:

I. A review of part one (episode 5)
II. Georg Fredric Wilhelm Hegel (1770 – 1831)
III. Carl Marx (1818-1883)
IV. The Interpretive Problem

Next Week: We will be discussing Biblical interpretation – how do we come to an understanding of what the authors of the Bible were trying to say, and discussing what the Bible is and is not.

Media Referenced:

  • Karl Marx – The Communist Manifesto
  •  Bertrand Russell, A History of Western Philosophy
  •  Robin Diangelo, White Fragility

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