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Jacques Ellul, theologian and social critic

David John Burke

Jacques Ellul, theologian and social critic

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  • Ellul, Jacques.

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    Statementby David John Burke.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 265 leaves ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16500040M


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The eminent Frenchman now brings us his most profound, most moving theological by:   Jacques Ellul (), a French sociologist and lay theologian, was Professor Emeritus of Law and of the History and Sociology of Institutions at. Those who only know Ellul’s sociological writings are sometimes unaware of his extensive theological, ethical and biblical studies.

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About the author () Jacques Ellul, historian, theologian, and sociologist, is one of the foremost and widely known contemporary critics of modern technological society. Born in Bordeaux. The dialectical confrontation of Ellul’s sociology and biblical ethics sharply criticizes much of contemporary Christianity’s approach to the powers and their social realities.

The work of Jacques Ellul calls us back to the Ephesian emphasis that the weapons for the battle against the principalities and powers must be, first of all, spiritual. Jacques Ellul (–) was Professor of the History and Sociology of Institutions at the University of Bordeaux.

A sociologist, historian, and Protestant lay theologian, Ellul is primarily known for his writings on technology, propaganda, and Christian anarchism. Before this summer I knew nothing of Jacques Ellul. I discovered the late French theologian and social critic almost by accident, when I glanced into his book, Jacques Ellul Humiliation of the Word, and heard a voice that, as they say, “spoke to my condition” (La Parole humiliée, ; ET Erdmans, ).

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Offers a definitive study of both the life and thought of the French Reformed thinker Jacques Ellul (). Last century, the extensive writing of French Reformed lay theologian and social critic Jacques Ellul () shed a disturbing light on western society and challenged Christians to be faithful to God s word by resisting the : Andrew Goddard.

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Jacques Ellul and the Technological Society in the 21st Century Helena Mateus Jerónimo, José Luís Garcia (auth.), Helena M. Jerónimo, José Luís Garcia, Carl Mitcham (eds.) This volume rethinks the work of Jacques Ellul () on the centenary of his birth, by presenting an overview of the current debates based on Ellul's insights.

Jacques Ellul Jacques Ellul blends politics, theology, history, and exposition in this analysis of the relationship between political anarchy and biblical faith. On the one hand, suggests Ellul, anarchists need to understand that much of their criticism of Christianity applies only to the form of religion that developed, not to biblical faith.

The Technological Society is a book on the subject of technique by French philosopher, theologian and sociologist Jacques ally published in French init was translated into English in Best Sellers Today's Deals Electronics Customer Service Books New Releases Home Computers Gift Ideas Gift Cards Sell All Books Children's Books School Books History Fiction Travel & Holiday Arts & Photography Mystery & Suspense Business & InvestingReviews: 2.

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Unwrap the Savings; Christmas Gift GuideMissing: social critic. Before this summer I knew nothing of Jacques Ellul. I discovered the late French theologian and social critic almost by accident, when I glanced into his book, The Humiliation of the Word, and heard a voice that, as they say, “spoke to my condition” (La Parole humiliée, ; ET Erdmans, ).

Jacques Ellul (), a French sociologist and lay theologian, was Professor Emeritus of Law and of the History and Sociology of Institutions at the University of Bordeaux.

He wrote more than forty books, including 'The Technological Society', 'The Humiliation of the Word', and 'Technological Bluff'.

He was very distinguished in his interests in the relationship between literature and theology, and between culture and religion. One French Protestant contemporary of his was the lay theologian and social critic Jacques Ellul.

Vahanian was a founding member of the first board of directors of the American Academy of Religion in   This is an excellent, brief introduction to Jacques Ellul's life and his analysis of technology, society and the Christian Revelation.

This book is divided into four short sections, the first being a fascinating biographical sketch of Ellul, the middle two being an exploration of how technology has radically altered our society and the last section being a reflection on how Christians should /5(7). Hope in Time of Abandonment: Ellul, Jacques, Gill, David: Books - Best Sellers & More The Globe & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month Children's Books Textbooks.

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Like a Louis L’ Amour of deep theology and sociology, Ellul has produced more than 58 books and thousands of articles. But Ellul 4/5(14). Photo by Denisse Leon on Unsplash. I first encountered the ideas of Jacques Ellul in the ’s through an article in a scholarly Christian mag.

A French philosopher, law professor, and lay theologian, his ideas resonated with me and I began reading many of his books beginning with The Technological Society, False Presence of the Kingdom, The Meaning of the City, Hope in Time of. Jacques Ellul (—), long time Professor of the History & Sociology of Institutions at the University of Bordeaux, France, was one of the twentieth century's most important analysts and critics of our emerging technological society —- and any lukewarm, conformist Christianity that fails to salt and light that society and culture.

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In the spirit of Ellul himself, it is a movement to encourage the extension of a serious critique of technological civilization. Researching a Hope. Ellul was not only a social critic but also a theologian and activist in church and. Jacques Ellul (–) was Professor of the History and Sociology of Institutions at the University of Bordeaux.

A sociologist, historian, and Protestant lay theologian, Ellul is primarily known for his writings on technology, propaganda, and Christian anarchism. He influenced a wide array of thinkers including Ivan Illich, William Stringfellow, Thomas Merton, Paul Virilio, and Neil Postman. Living Faith [Jacques Ellul] is 20% off every day at Living Faith is a groundbreaking exploration of the meaning and dynamics of Christian faith today by a major theologian and social critic of our time.

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A prolific writer, Ellul produced 48 books and well over articles in which he critiqued the hegemonic power of. Although, to be clear, Stringfellow himself was ultimately critical of any self-described political theology that would allow itself to function as a closed ideology.

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All of Illich’s books are discussed and his ideas on education, theology, technology, anarchism, and society are examined in relationship to those of René Girard, Karl Polanyi, Emmanuel Levinas, and Jacques Ellul. Illich’s previously unpublished paper offering a new view of conspiracy in European history is included.In Dialectical Theology and Jacques Ellul, Jacob E.

Van Vleet argues that the work of Jacques Ellul is frequently—and deleteriously—misread on account of inattention to the theological underpinning that governs Ellul’s a penetrating analysis, the first of its kind, Van Vleet provides a substantive account of the theological structure of Ellul’s work and demonstrates the.