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Foundations of Christianity

by Karl Kautsky (Author); Henry F. Mins (Translated by)

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New York: Russell & Russell, Inc., 1953. Copyright 1953 . Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo or 8° (Medium Octavo): 7¾" x 9¾" tall. 401 pp. Solidly bound copy with moderate external wear and crisp pages. Slightly creased and slanted spine. Light foxing on page edges, not affecting text. Occassional pen markings on text.


Foundations of Christianity is a 1908 book by Marxist theoretician Karl Kautsky. In it, he attempts to explain the origins of Christianity, and claims that it can best be explained by historical materialism rather than divinity. The first edition in English, published in 1925 by George Allen and Unwin, followed the eleventh German version. The German text was re-translated into English by Henry F. Mins, and published by Russell and Russell in 1953. In 1972, a translation by Jacob W.


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Foundations of Christianity
Karl Kautsky (Author); Henry F. Mins (Translated by)
Trade Paperback
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Copyright 1953
Russell & Russell, Inc.
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New York
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Christianity, Christian & Biblical Studies, Religious & Theological Studies, European History & Studies, Near Eastern & Middle Eastern History & Studies, Literary Studies
8vo or 8° (Medium Octavo): 7¾" x 9¾" tall

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