God Is Red: A Native View of Religion | Critical Essay by George H. Frein

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[With God Is Red Deloria has written] a highly telling polemic against Christianity.

The core of God Is Red is a comparison of Christian and Indian beliefs about the nature of religion, creation, the meaning of history, the character of religious experience, death, human personality and community, and the role of religion in the contemporary world. The basic difference between the two religions is that one perceives the world in terms of time, the other in terms of space. (p. 186)

Many readers will find fault with the Christian writers Deloria relies upon to describe the Christian faith, but they serve well enough. Other writers more in keeping with one's own Christian bias would no doubt serve Deloria's criticism just as well. Most readers will wish that less space had been given to the defects of Christianity and more...

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