On Religion


People's Publishing House , New Delhi, 2012

Language: English

334 pages

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The present collection includes works in which Marx and Engels expound their view on the essence and origin of religion and its role in class society; these works lay the theoretical foundations of proletarian , Marxist atheism. The objective laws of the development of nature and society. It rests on facts provided by science and is radically opposed to religion.

Frederick Engels

Friedrich Engels (1820–1895) was a German social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory, together with Karl Marx. In 1845 he published The Condition of the Working Class in England, based on personal observations and research in Manchester. In 1848 he co-authored The Communist Manifestowith Karl Marx. Later he supported Marx financially to do research and write Das Kapital. After Marx's death, Engels edited the second and third volumes.

Karl Marx

Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. Born in Germany, he later became stateless and spent much of his life in London in the United Kingdom. He published numerous books during his lifetime, the most notable being The Communist Manifesto (1848) and Das Kapital (1867–1894).