Anarchy and Christianity is one of his most penetrating criticisms of institutional Christianity.
There are some places, particularly in his exegesis of 1 Peter and of Paul, that he must perform interesting verbal gymnastics to reconcile his thesis with Scripture.
Jacques Ellul's book is a thoughtful and serious account of the intersection of Christianity and anti-statism.
(a review I wrote back in 2009) I liked this book, not because it said good things, but because it talked about something important. Read morePublished 8 months ago by B. Belschner
This book put into rational words what I can not due to me being a hot head at times. Also, his incredible grasp of European history really put my, at times, Ameri-centric view of... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Joseph G Leppert
As I said, we need more believers like Mr. Ellul. Although, I don't agree with everything Ellul says what is more important is that he is an original thinker, even though he does... Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by Benjamin
Jacques Ellul's "Anarchy and Christianity" is 109 pages long and is divided into 8 chapters and several appendices. Read morePublished on June 3, 2011 by Rad Zdero
Jacques Ellul's book is a thoughtful and serious account of the intersection of Christianity and anti-statism. Read morePublished on June 7, 2010 by dh
Jacques Ellul (1912-1994) was a French sociologist, philosopher, and theologian, but his main profession was teaching law at the University of Bordeaux. Read morePublished on April 29, 2010 by Norman
Very thought provoking and a challenge to both classical dogma and the status quo within the Christian Church. Read morePublished on December 3, 2009 by Amazon Customer