Is the Bible Really a Tool of Oppression?

In the movie, ‘The Book of Eli’ starring Denzel Washington, one of the characters in the movie seeks to obtain a Bible, use the Bible as tool for oppression. This characterization of the Bible falls in line with the view that ‘religion is opium of the masses’. In context of this view of religion, by wielding of the Bible over others, a person seeking to take advantage of people, a person seeking to manipulate and…

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Oghenovo Obrimah, PhD

Oghenovo Obrimah, PhD

Educator and Researcher, Believer in Spirituality, Life is serious business, but we all are pilgrims so I write about important stuff with empathy and ethos