Communist Eschatology: A Christian Philosophical Analysis of the Post-Capitalistic Views of Marx, Engels and Lenin – Part 2

labor under "primitive communism"; third, the communist doctrine of the alienation of labor; fourth, the communist doctrine of

labor under socialism; fifth, the communist belief regarding labor under future communism; sixth, the post-Leninistic

communistic statements on the future of labor. And seventh, we shall give a summary of the development and future destiny

of the communist doctrine of labor.

1. The Nature of Labor

The doctrine of labor is absolutely basic to an understanding of communist thought in general and communist

eschatology in particular. On the fundamental doctrine of labor rest the closely related communist doctrines of value, class,