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The Ellul Forum Archive

They met through the Protestant Student Federation during the academic school year of — Against HegemonyOxford University Press, p. Jesus was not only a socialist but an anarchist — and I want to stress here that I regard anarchism as the fullest and most serious form of socialism.

Views Read Edit View history. The Holocaust in France. Revelation demands this renunciation-the renunciation of illusions, of historic hopes, of references to our own abilities or numbers or sense of justice.

The focus in those schools is to prepare young people to enter the world of information, to be able to work with computers but knowing only their reasoning, their language, their combinations, and the connections between them. Again, after the war, many French people sided with communism, ‘the party of the poor, the proletariat. As a philosopher and theologian, he further explored the religiosity of the technological society.

Retrieved from ” https: The Reformation desacralized the church in the name of the Bibleand the Bible became the sacred book. Ellul has been credited with coining the phrase, “Think globally, act locally.

The dominant theme of his work proved to be the threat to human freedom and religion created by modern technology. All this is difficult, much more so than recruiting guerillas, instigating terrorism, or stirring up the masses. Calvinism portal Anarchism portal.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Before God I am a human being Schools of thought Anarcho-naturism Anarcho-primitivism Social ecology Veganarchism. But seeing this highly visible violence, they forthwith make lambs, saints, and martyrs of its victims. Ellul discusses these topics in detail in his landmark work, Propaganda: Ellul states in The Subversion of Christianity that “to proclaim the class conflict and the ‘classical’ revolutionary struggle is to stop at the same point as those who defend their goods and organizations.


Ellul was first introduced to the ideas of Karl Marx during an economics lecture course taught by Joseph Benzacar in —30; Ellul studied Marx and became a prolific exegete of his theories. In most of his theologically-oriented writings, Ellul effectively dismisses those charges as stemming from a radical confusion between religions as human phenomena and the unique claims of the Christian faith, which are not predicated upon human achievement or moral integrity whatsoever. In consequence of the desire to make the message kerygma valid for all, to see all men as in the presence of God, to increase the universality of the lordship of Jesus Christ, to insist on the value of mankind generally to the detriment of the Christianto insist on the value of the world to the detriment of the Churchone comes to the point of denying whatever can only be specifically Christian.

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It ellil given ‘all authority and power over every tribe, every people, every tongue, and every nation’ It is not an illusion. In other words, God is not trying to humiliate me. I cannot think that choices of this kind are unimportant. Jesus was the “essential” disputer.

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But it is only gross, highly visible, undeniable violence that evokes this scandalized reaction. A Systemic Exposition Darrell J. Ellul explained his view in this way: His wife had died a few years prior, on 16 April And they are right. Ellul stated that one of the problems with these “new theologies” was:. Neoliberalism and Global Order. What Would Jesus Buy? Rather, he insisted that violence could not be reconciled with the God of Love, and thus, true freedom.

He states hitoire his intention is not to establish an anarchist society or the total destruction of the state. Ellul thus renovates in a non-legalistic manner the traditional Christian understanding of original sin and espouses a thoroughgoing pessimism about human capabilities, a view most sharply evidenced in his The Meaning of the City.


In the Bible, however, we find a God who escapes us totally, whom we absolutely cannot influence, or dominate, much less punish; a God who reveals Himself when He wants to reveal Himself, a God who is very often in a place where He is not expected, a God who is truly beyond our grasp. According to Ellul, this misplaced emphasis is popagande of the problems with modern education, as it produces a situation in which immense stress is placed on information in our schools.

As a teenager he wanted to be a naval officer but his father made him read law. Some within this movement held the conviction that the traditional Christian conceptions of God and humanity arise propaganre a primitive consciousness, one that most civilized people have quite overcome.

His constant concern was the emergence of a technological tyranny over humanity. Thus the mechanisms of modern information induce a sort of hypnosis in the individual, who cannot get out of the field that has been laid out for him by the information”. Christian idealism which is always concerned with the moral goodness of the human world. He married Yvette Lensvelt in Ellul says that many European Christians rushed into socialist circles and with this began to accept the movement’s tactics of violence, propaganda, etc.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. But the real reason is that we let ourselves be impressed and dominated by the forces of the world, by the press, by oropagande opinion, by the political game, by appeals to justice, liberty, peace, the poverty of the third world, and the Christian civilization of the west, all of which play on our inclinations and weaknesses.

All one need do is read history.

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