Anarchy and Christianity

 anarchyAnarchie et christianisme verscheen in 1988. In 1991 kwam de Engelse vertaling uit, Anarchy and Christianity, die hier te downloaden is.

“Jacques Ellul blends politics, theology, history, and exposition in this analysis of the relationship between political anarchy and biblical faith. On the one hand, suggests Ellul, anarchists need to understand that much of their criticism of Christianity applies only to the form of religion that developed, not to biblical faith. Christians, on the other hand, need to look at the biblical texts and not reject anarchy as a political option, for it seems closest to biblical thinking. Ellul here defines anarchy as the nonviolent repudiation of authority. He looks at the Bible as the source of anarchy (in the sense of nondomination, not disorder), working through the Old Testament history, Jesus’ ministry, and finally the early church’s view of power as reflected in the New Testament writings.”

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Ellul over leven aan de rand van het technisch systeem

kindmetmobielMoeten we techniek maar afschaffen? Ellul legt uit wat zijn maatschappijkritiek betekent voor de praktijk. En hoe je kinderen moet opvoeden temidden van het technische systeem.

Citaat uit Perspectives on Our Age, dat in 1994 uitkwam op basis van interviews met Ellul.

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