The Bondage of Religion

R.C. Sproul

Series: The Psychology of Atheism


Continuing the study on the 19-century scholars, Dr. Sproul highlights the most famous of the critics of that time: Karl Marx. In “The Bondage of Religion,” Marx argued that religion was invented by the ruling classes to keep the masses under control. To maintain that control we introduce religion which teaches the necessity of the slave’s obedience to the master.

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