[OPE-L:6481] Re: Marx and the bible

From: gerald_a_levy (gerald_a_levy@msn.com)
Date: Thu Jan 31 2002 - 08:16:41 EST

Paul B wrote in [6480]:

Marx was not an anti semite. He was an athiest. He objected to religions on rational grounds. His barbs against Christianity wer  also in the same vein. One should be careful not to mix up the issue, it is as dangerous as confusing anti-Zionism with racism.

It is possible to be both an atheist and an anti-Semite:
individuals are often bundles of  inconsistencies and 

On Marx and anti-Semitism:

Marx to Engels 2/25/59

Marx to Antoinette Philips  3/24/61

Marx to Engels 7/30/62  (note racism also)

Marx to Engels  8/21/75

Marx to Engels  8/25/79

Marx to Jenny Longuet 4/11/81

In solidarity, Jerry

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