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. God is Red: A Native View of Religion, 30th Anniversary Edition [Vine Deloria Jr., Leslie Silko, George E. Tinker] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. God Is Red [Vine Deloria Jr.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Deloria offers an alternative to Christianity through a return to Indian beliefs.

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In a world where we are told that we need to listen to the shrill, self-serving tripe of “Creationists” demanding that we teach “Intelligent Design”, this book presents, what may be fundamentally similar view An important book, especially for anyone who likes to rock-climb or got four-wheeling. Dec 09, Shash rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: He thinks that liberal Christian reading of these events as non-historical and metaphorical is part of Christianities problem.

Overall, “God is Red: Great reading and left me with much to rec about.

If the afterlife is so blissful, why is delorix that the members in the Christian faith are the ones who are most afraid of dying? Celebrating three decades in publication with a special 30th anniversary edition, this classic work reminds us to learn “that we are a part of nature, Now, two decades later, as environmental awareness continues to grow, Vine Deloria, Jr.


Return to Book Page. I was so disappointed with this novel. We need to have a relationship with the world around us.

God Is Red: A Native View of Religion Summary & Study Guide

That is when the invaders of the North American continent will finally discover that for this land, God is red. God is Red fascinated me. References to this book Naming the enemy: But after setting the stage, it veers off and starts talking about Christianity in relation to Native religions, and that’s where my interest really picked up. They talk to each fine, and they’ll talk to you if you listen.

If you are a law student, Native American American Indian Studies Major, or highly political, you should read this book. Winter Apsaroke, photo by Edward Curtis Tribes might war, and they might conquer each other, but they wouldn’t try to impose their own religion on rer other because the very idea makes no sense.

God Is Red: A Native View of Religion Summary & Study Guide

Nov 25, Chelsea rated it really liked it Shelves: So, believers shifted their preaching and teaching delooria high gear. Read more from the Study Guide. His great-grandfather was a medicine man. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

The Indians of the American Imagination. I can imagine that this book is being used in colleges in their Native American classes, and I believe I would have preferred to have studied this with a professor than to have read it on my own, as I would have learned so much more than I had. The Spatial Problem of History. Basically, in the end, he spells it out. Anyone interested in Native American Studies, Missiologists.


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I’ve served here three years and in that time I have Vine’s books influenced our generation and are as important to United States culural history as are books by Norman Mailer and Tom Wolfe. There is a section of the book wherein he entertains various, what I call “quasi-scientific” notions to explain the miracles of the scriptural tradition. While this book took in the history of the Native Americans, even the political movement of the 70s, I will stick with the religious aspects of rwd book.

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This book certainly had its flaws, the most annoying being horrendous editing. It’s also quite dated in its analysis of modern culture: Limited preview –

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