Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall Tight and square trade paperback. Orange wraps with white, yellow and black lettering. Fading to spine. Some creasing and scuffing to wraps. Some underlining of text, but only in one chapter.
Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall. Paperback. Good condition. Soft cover. Very good condition. Jacques Ellul (1912-1994) was one of the world's last great polymaths and one of the most important Christian thinkers of his time, engaging the world with a simplicity, sincerity, courage, and passion that few have matched. However, Ellul is an often misunderstood thinker. As more than fifty books and over one thousand articles bear his name, embarking on a study of Ellul's thought can be daunting. This book provides an introduction to Ellul's life and work, analyzing and assessing his thought across the most important themes of his scholarship. Readers will see that his remarkably broad field of vision, clarity of focus, and boldly prophetic voice make his work worth reading and considering, rereading and discussing.
Good+ Front cover and spine are very faded, with faded lettering, some of which is illegible. Numerous cup rings on front cover. Minor wear on the sound binding. Very minor edge soil. Contents are almost like new.; 8-1/4" Tall, 183pp. PAPER COVERS. Cover is considerably lighter than posterboard. BIOGRAPHY. Frontispiece portrait. "The essays in this volume first appeared in KATALLAGETE: BE RECONCILED, Winter/Spring 1970 issue, and are here reprinted with a few corrections, additions, and substitutions by the several authors. ".."Jacques Ellul, distinguished member of the Law Faculty at the University of Bordeaux and at the Institute of Political Studies, has gained world-wide recognition for his penetrating observations on contemporary society...the author of some of the finest books to come out of Europe in the sphere of politics and sociology during the last half century. " The Contributors: James Y. Holloway, Will D. Campbell, Gabriel Vahanian, Christopher Lasch, Julius Lester, Stephen Rose, William Stringfellow, James W. Douglass, James Branscome, John Wilkinson.
Good. 1970 Hardcover port. 183 p. Former Library book. "Essays...first appeared in Katallagete: Be reconciled, Winter/Spring 1970." Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Introducing Jacques Ellul.
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