God Is Red: A Native View of Religion | Critical Essay by John S. Phillipson

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Critical Essay by John S. Phillipson

[Mr. Deloria] is an Indian with an ironic sense of humor and an urgent message for the world today: to survive, it needs the flexibility of the tribe and the tribal viewpoint. (pp. 281-82)

In ["We Talk, You Listen" we have] a discussion interwoven of ecology, economics, politics, sociology, anthropology, history, and religion, all relating to man's sad plight today in which he faces fairly imminent extinction unless he drastically changes his way of life. Instead of the "liberal nonsense" he decries, Mr. Deloria gives us advice we should do well to heed. It makes sense. I found only Chapter 3 dull going, with a noticeable amount of social-scientific jargon, some faulty syntax ("a media") and tautology ("progressive motion forward")…. But elsewhere the book is a pleasure to read—assuming that one doesn't become too depressed by...

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