Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

33. How Has Atheism Related to Communism?

Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

Atko Remmel [+-]
University of Tartu
Atko Remmel is Senior Research Fellow in the University of Tartu and University of Tallinn, Estonia. He has published on antireligious policy and atheist propaganda in the Soviet Union, (non)religion and nationalism, secularization and religious change, and contemporary forms of (non)religion and spirituality. He has carried out fieldwork among nonreligious population in Estonia and on people’s relationship with nature.

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This chapter addresses the different constellations between atheism and communism and the theoretical basis for antireligious attitude within Marxist thinking, focusing specifically on atheism in the Soviet Union, one of the best-known communist experiments.

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Remmel, Atko. 33. How Has Atheism Related to Communism?. Atheism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 129-132 Oct 2022. ISBN 9781800502376. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=43319. Date accessed: 05 Feb 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43319. Oct 2022

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