Living Faith: Belief and Doubt in a Perilous World

Living Faith: Belief and Doubt in a Perilous World

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606089798
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 06/12/2012
Edition description: Translatio
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jacques Ellul (1912-1994), a French sociologist and lay theologian, was Professor Emeritus of Law and of the History and Sociology of Institutions at the University of Bordeaux. He wrote more than forty books, including The Technological Society, The Humiliation of the Word, and The Technological Bluff.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword i

Author's Note ix

Introduction David W. Gill xi

Preface: Some Questions xix

Spiritual Fashions xix

Self-Critique xxv

Part I Monos and Una: A Conversation 1

1 Anxiety 3

2 The Man Who Was Right 9

3 Belief Is Everywhere 16

4 From Belief to Exclusion 22

5 The Most Uncertain, the Most Improbable... 28

6 Solutions and the Real World 34

7 Veiled Reality 41

8 Believing in Death 45

9 Losing Oneself to Find Oneself 53

10 From Satan to Eros 61

11 Pardon and Forgetfulness 69

12 What I Believe 75

13 The Eternal Now of Freedom 81

14 The Last Word 87

Part II Belief and Faith 91

15 Traditional Misunderstandings 93

16 Religion and Revelation 126

17 Believing for What? 157

18 Critical Faith 179

Part III "Yet Forty Days…" Said Jonah 199

19 We Never Wanted That... 203

20 An Ever More Perilous World 217

21 Politics: The Realm of the Demonic 234

22 More Questions 249

23 Faith and the Exodus 253

Index 279

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