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Presence in the Modern World : a New Translation.

Author: Jacques Ellul; Ted Lewis; Lisa Richmond
Publisher: Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presence in the Modern World is Jacques Ellul's most foundational book, combining his social analysis with his theological orientation. Appearing first in French in 1948, it has reached the status of a classic that retains all of its relevance today in the face of the challenges that beset us. How should we respond toward such complex forces as technology or the state? How can we communicate with one another,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lewis, Ted.
Presence in the Modern World : A New Translation.
Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Ellul; Ted Lewis; Lisa Richmond
ISBN: 9781498291347 1498291341
OCLC Number: 964403891
Notes: Pages:1 to 1.
Description: 1 online resource (1 page)
Contents: Foreword / by Ted Lewis --
Translator's preface / by Lisa Richmond --
Author's preface --
The Christian in the world --
Revolutionary Christianity --
End and means --
Communication --
Prologue and conclusion --
Afterword : Notes on Revolution --
Introduction to Jacques Ellul's life and thought / by David W. Gill --
Bibliography of books by Jacques Ellul --
Topical index --
Scripture index.
Other Titles: Présence au monde moderne.

Abstract:

Presence in the Modern World is Jacques Ellul's most foundational book, combining his social analysis with his theological orientation. Appearing first in French in 1948, it has reached the status of a classic that retains all of its relevance today in the face of the challenges that beset us. How should we respond toward such complex forces as technology or the state? How can we communicate with one another, despite the problems inherent in modern forms of media? Do we have hope for the future of our civilization? Ellul responds by describing how a Christian's unique presence in the world can.

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