Money Power (English and French Edition) ePub download
by LaVonne Neff,David W. Gill,Jacques Ellul
- ISBN: 0877849161
- ISBN13: 978-0877849162
- ePub: 1386 kb | FB2: 1329 kb
- Language: English French
- Publisher: Inter-Varsity Press; 2nd edition (1984)
- Pages: 173
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Jacques Ellul exposes the folly of a purely societal approach - whether communism. 25 people found this helpful.
Jacques Ellul exposes the folly of a purely societal approach - whether communism. One person found this helpful.
Money & Power (9781606083000) by Jacques Ellul, LaVonne Neff, David W. Gill. Money, he says, is not neutral, something we can use as we like. Instead it is a powerful agent that sets itself against God's kingdom. Tracing the scriptural attitudes toward wealth from Old Testament sacramentalism through New Testament renunciation, he challenges Christians to live by the law of grace and not by the law of the marketplace.
Jacques Ellul was a French philosopher that lived from 1912 until 1994. He was employed as a Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Bordeaux. Like a Louis L’ Amour of deep theology and sociology, Ellul has produced more than 58 books and thousands of articles. But Ellul’s writing is far more profound. This particular work is a deep exploration of the powerful hold money has on human society. Many people today see money as an object of veneration, as something f Jacques Ellul was a French philosopher that lived from 1912 until 1994.
Jacques Ellul (/ɛˈluːl/; French: ; January 6, 1912 – May 19, 1994) was a French philosopher, sociologist, lay theologian, and professor who was a noted Christian anarchist. Ellul was a longtime Professor of History and the Sociology of Institutions on the Faculty of Law and Economic Sciences at the University of Bordeaux
Money is a more complex idea. Money itself almost disappears into the related ideas either of legal tender or of economic wealth and power. Even if the term money is still used in everyday speech, it is rarely used by economists
Money is a more complex idea. Even if the term money is still used in everyday speech, it is rarely used by economists. And even in common parlance, to have money is more likely to mean "to have spending power" (that is, to cam and use income) than "to have a stash of precious metal"-once the only meaning of the phrase. The Problem: Individual or Corporate? We can no longer talk about money without thinking of the total economy.
Tracing attitudes toward wealth from the Old Testament to the New Testament, Jacques Ellul discusses both societal and individual responsibilities related to the use of money and power. Related epub fb2 eBooks: On Freedom, Love, and Power. Keeping Money Safe (Money Power) (Money Power (Rourke)).
Money and Power Jacques Ellul; foreword by David W. Gill, translated by LaVonne Neff InterVarsity Press . Gill, translated by LaVonne Neff InterVarsity Press, 1984, 173 p. Since his early brush with communism, Ellul has become a Christian, earned a doctorate, cared for a small Protestant congregation, served on the National Council of the French Reformed Church, participated in politics, taught in the university, agitated for ecological reforms, and become an influential thinker.
Jacques Ellul; Lavonne Neff; David W Gill. Tracing attitudes toward wealth from the Old Testament to the New Testament, Jacques Ellul discusses both societal and individual responsibilities related to the use of money and power. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. Rich or poor, we all face the problem of money. But is money chiefly a personal problem of how we manage our resources or a societal problem of how we organize the economy?
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