Criticism of Earth thoroughly reassesses Marx and Engels's
engagement with theology, drawing on largely ignored texts. Thus,
alongside 'opium of the people', Hegel's philosophy of law, and the
Feuerbach theses, other works are also central. These include
Marx's early pieces on theology, continual transformations of
fetishism, and lengthy treatments of Bruno Bauer and Max Stirner.
Engels too is given serious attention, since he moved beyond Marx