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Ellul, Jacques 1912-1994

Overview
Works: 552 works in 2,370 publications in 7 languages and 44,656 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Bibliography  Commentaries 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Honoree, Thesis advisor, Other, Publishing director, Translator
Classifications: T14, 301.24
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The technological society by Jacques Ellul( Book )

106 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4e de couverture indique : "La Technique ou l'enjeu du siècle a connu une destinée singulière. Refusé par deux éditeurs, il a finalement été publié dans une collection universitaire à faible tirage et a très vite été épuisé, Jamais réédité (sauf en édition pirate) il n'a cessé d'être lu et pillé, même si ceux qui l'ont utilisé ne l'ont pas toujours cité. Aux Etats-Unis, il est constamment réédité en collection de poche et est inscrit au programme des lectures obligées (text-books) de la plupart des universités. Il a également eu une grande influence chez les dissidents des pays de l'Est. Jacques Ellul n'a cessé d'approfondir sa réflexion sur la technique dans des livres devenus des classiques : Propagandes (1960), L'illusion politique (1963), Le système technicien (1977) et, tout récemment, Le bluff technologique (1987). Mais on ne peut comprendre son œuvre sans de reporter à ce livre fondateur. Prophétiques lorsqu'elles ont été écrites, ses vues sur la technique comme fait central de nos sociétés conservent plus de 35 ans après une étonnante et parfois inquiétante actualité. En 1960, Jacques Ellul avait préparé une deuxième édition revue et complétée qu'un éditeur peu avisé a renoncé à publier. C'est ce texte que les Classiques des sciences sociales offrent aujourd'hui au lecteur."
Propaganda; the formation of men's attitudes by Jacques Ellul( Book )

68 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caractères, conditions d'existence, nécessité, effets psychologiques et effets socio-politiques de la propagande
Violence : reflections from a Christian perspective by Jacques Ellul( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meaning of the city by Jacques Ellul( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new demons by Jacques Ellul( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in French and English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montre que dans un monde actuel laïcisé, sécularisé, rationnel, scientifique et technicien, la part du religieux et du sacré, à un niveau collectif comme à un niveau individuel, reste importante, avec des phénomènes qui ne sont pas des survivances du passé mais des créations nouvelles et vivaces, liées aux structures et à l'esprit de la société
The technological system by Jacques Ellul( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Étude de la technique comme fait sociologique depuis une trentaine d'années. Analyse de la technique comme système. Trois parties: Qu'est-ce que la technique? - Les caractères du phénomène technique - Les caractères du progrès technique. [SDM]
The technological bluff by Jacques Ellul( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in French and English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Ellul's view of technology is that once it is let out of the laboratory, technology cannot be turned off. Technology begets more technology. The modern world, therefore, is one in which more technology is inevitable. Fixing or remediating the impact of a technology like water pollution requires--you guessed it--more technology
The ethics of freedom by Jacques Ellul( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in French and English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The betrayal of the West by Jacques Ellul( Book )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autopsy of revolution by Jacques Ellul( Book )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The presence of the Kingdom by Jacques Ellul( Book )

28 editions published between 1948 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hope in time of abandonment by Jacques Ellul( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in French and English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theological foundation of law by Jacques Ellul( Book )

36 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics of God and the politics of man by Jacques Ellul( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political illusion by Jacques Ellul( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The humiliation of the word by Jacques Ellul( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The subversion of Christianity by Jacques Ellul( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in French and English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apocalypse : the book of Revelation by Jacques Ellul( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in French and English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prayer and modern man by Jacques Ellul( Book )

10 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prominent social critic and former resistance leader makes a searing analysis of man's alienation from God, and traces the reasons for praying or not praying. With razor-like statements, he cuts through the weaknesses of much traditional praying and, in the end, offers a strong and positive program for praying in today's troubled times
On freedom, love, and power by Jacques Ellul( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellul's evaluation of a number of interrelated books of Scripture, including Genesis, Job, Matthew, and John, challenges Jewish and Christian orthodoxies and more progressive interpretations alike by claiming that the Judeo-Christian tradition is both anti-moral and anti-religious. Promoting a life based on freedom and love, Ellul's thinking opens the door to, in his words, "thinking globally and acting locally."--Pub. desc
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The meaning of the city
Alternative Names
Ellul Jacques

Ellul, Jaques 1912-1994

Jacques Ellul Frans filosoof

Jacques Ellul französischer Soziologe und Theologe

Jacques Ellul French sociologist, technology critic, and Christian anarchist

Jacques Ellul sociologo e teologo francese

Jaume Ellul

Эллюль, Жак

ז'ק אלול

جاك إيلول، 1912-1994

ژاک یول الهی‌دان و فیلسوف فرانسوی

엘뢸, 쟈끄 1912-1994

엘루, 자크 1912-1994

엘룰, 자끄 1912-1994

엘룰, 자크 1912-1994

엘룰, 쟈크 1912-1994

엘륄, 자끄 1912-1994

엘륄, 자크 1912-1994

자크 엘륄

エリュール, ジャック

ジャック・エリュール

Languages
English (392)

French (246)

Spanish (9)

Korean (8)

German (3)

Italian (1)

Polish (1)

Covers
Propaganda; the formation of men's attitudesThe meaning of the cityThe technological systemThe presence of the KingdomThe politics of God and the politics of manThe humiliation of the wordThe subversion of ChristianityOn freedom, love, and power