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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Clendenin, Daniel B.
Theological method in Jacques Ellul.
Lanham : University Press of America, ©1987
|Named Person:||Jacques Ellul; Jacques Ellul; Jacques Ellul; Jacques Ellul; Jacques Ellul|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Daniel B Clendenin
|ISBN:||0819164275 9780819164278 0819164283 9780819164285|
|Description:||xvii, 165 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Mapping the terrain : a survey of the Ellul literature. Introduction ; Ellul as a theological positivist ; Ellul as existentialist ; Ellul as prophet ; Ellul as dialectician ; Conclusion --
Ellul's dialectical method. Introduction ; Background ; Ellul on dialectic ; Synthesis and illustrations ; Conclusion --
The dialectic of freedom and necessity as the hermeneutical key to Ellul's theological method : necessity as the negative pole of the dialectic. Introduction ; Ellul's general prognosis ; Necessity : the first pole of the dialectic ; Conclusions on necessity --
The dialectic of freedom and necessity as the hermeneutical key to Ellul's theological method : freedom as the positive pole of the dialectic. Introduction ; Towards a definition of freedom : illusions and misconceptions ; Freedom-by : the source of freedom ; Freedom-from ; Freedom-for ; Conclusion --
Ellul's theological method : a review and prospect. Introduction ; Review and conclusions ; Dialectic betrayed ; Ellul's contributions to theological method.
|Responsibility:||Daniel B. Clendenin.|
...it will be a very acceptable substitute for reading all the secondary literature about Ellul and his thought. Well organized, well written, and generally well done, Clendenin's book should be