Ellul, Jacques (1912–1994)
Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization
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Malone, D. B. 2011. Ellul, Jacques (1912–1994). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .
- Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
Jacques César Ellul, born January 6, 1912 with a self-described varied ethnic heritage in Bordeaux, France, was a sociologist, historian, and lay theologian. Dying May 19, 1994, he left a literary legacy that is found in more than fifty books in French, many of which were translated into English and several other languages.
- Ellul, Jacques (1912–1994);
- sociologist, historian, and lay theologian;
- vicinity of bordeaux;
- Karl Marx, influences upon his thinking;
- Ellul's best-known work, the technological society;
- propaganda and the political illusion;
- Ellul, and French reformed church;
- personalist movement;
- glory of human creativity, in technological realm