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God Is Red: A Native View of Religion First published in , Vine Deloria Jr s God Is Red remains the seminal work on Native religious views, asking new questions about our species and our ultimate fate Celebrating three decades in publication with a special th anniversary edition, this classic work reminds us to learn that we are a part of nature, not a transcendent species with no responsibilities to the natural world It is time again to listen to Vine Deloria Jr s powerful voice, telling us about religious life that is independent of Christianity and that reveres the interconnectedness of all living things

10 thoughts on “God Is Red: A Native View of Religion

  1. Allison Allison says:

    Oh dear I agree with the overall thrust of this book, but the scholarship , such as it is, to back up the claims is at best shallow and at worst absurd Deloria combines a disdainful and incredibly superficial analy

  2. Michaela Wood Michaela Wood says:

    I really was amazed with the things Vine Deloria Jr can tell you that you never thought to ask His writing is a strong call to the kind of self analysis that helps white Americans to grow up, examine their values, and s

  3. Katherine Katherine says:

    I put this on the back burner, as it s not exactly read for 10 minutes before bed material, but it has given me many new things to think about So far, his main point has been the difference between an emphasis on history and

  4. Brian Brian says:

    This is a dense book that deals with a lot of issues, and I m not going to be able to cover them all here because I have limited space and my reviews are long enough anyway So, I m not going go into depth on Native American histo

  5. Nathan Nathan says:

    Angry and polemical Deloria has some painfully valid points, but he throws the baby out with the bath water along with the tub, shampoo and shower curtain In relegating all but native religion to a nightmarish Oral Roberts Jerry Falwe

  6. Kevin welter Kevin welter says:

    Vine Deloria Jr does for spirituality and responsibility to the earth and community with God is Red, what he did for history and perception of policies in Custer Died For Your Sins he sets it straight He offers an interesting missing piece

  7. Jody Jody says:

    I really was expecting to hear the native view of God with stories from the various tribes Instead it seemed to be an attack on Christian religions, and while I think there s a lot to be criticized about the way Christian religions are run, I c

  8. Jessaka Jessaka says:

    This scholarly work by Vine Deloria, Jr is a difficult read You must really have a desire to learn Native American history accurately, and Vine Deloria is the right person for this endeavor as he was a Native American author, theologian, historian,

  9. Reiden Reiden says:

    The view of religion presented in this book was unlike anything I have heard taught in school or church I started reading this book while taking a comparative religions class I wish I would finished it before the class ended it would have given me muchto

  10. Kate Kate says:

    Deloria makes some really brilliant, succinct points about Native American religion, Christianity, and the Western world At the same time, his thought process seems to be scattered with his writing being at times too abstract and wandering to be easily follow

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