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Perspectives on Our Age Jacques Ellul Speaks on His Life and Work

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ISBN-10: 0887846971

ISBN-13: 9780887846977

Edition: 2nd (Revised)

Authors: Jacques Ellul, William H. Vanderburg, Jacques Ellul

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List price: $21.95
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Publication date: 2/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Jacques Ellul, historian, theologian, and sociologist, is one of the foremost and widely known contemporary critics of modern technological society. Born in Bordeaux, France, Ellul received a doctorate in the history of law and social science in 1936 from the University of Bordeaux. In 1947 he was appointed professor of social history at the University of Bordeaux, remaining there until his retirement in 1980. Although influenced strongly by his early reading of the Bible Marx, Ellul has been unable to synthesize Marxist doctrine with Christianity. These readings and experiences have influenced his later philosophy and writing. Ellul has taught and written extensively in his areas of…    

Willem H. Vanderburg is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto, where he was the founding director of the Centre for Technology and Social Development. He was a NATO post-doctoral fellow under Jacques Ellul from 1973 to 1978 at the University of Bordeaux.