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Perspectives on our age Jacques Ellul speaks on his life and work by Jacques Ellul

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Published by Seabury Press in New York .
Written in English



  • France


  • Ellul, Jacques,
  • Theologians -- France -- Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementJacques Ellul ; edited by William H. Vanderburg ; translated from the French by Joachim Neugroschel.
ContributionsVanderburg, Willem H.
LC ClassificationsBX4827.E5 A3413
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. ;
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4255045M
ISBN 100816404852
LC Control Number81000368

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Buy a cheap copy of Perspectives on Our Age: Jacques Ellul book by Jacques Ellul. Originally broadcast on CBC Radio's Ideas as a series of interviews, Ellul's first-person approach here makes his ideas accessible to readers looking for new ways Free shipping over $Cited by: Sociological Perspectives on Aging This is “Sociological Perspectives on Aging”, section from the book Sociology: Comprehensive Edition (v. ). For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license. Willem H. Vanderburg is the founding director of the Centre for Technology and Social Development at the University of Toronto, and is the author of The Growth of Minds and Cultures and The Labyrinth of /5(5). Perspectives on Our Age also gives unique new insight into Ellul's life, his work, and the origins and development of his beliefs and theories.