If You Are the Son of God: The Suffering and Temptations of by Jacques Ellul,David W. Gill,Anne-Marie Andreasson-Hogg PDF

By Jacques Ellul,David W. Gill,Anne-Marie Andreasson-Hogg

this important publication, written many years earlier than his demise, offers Ellul's fullest realizing of the which means of Jesus' lifestyles. One reveals all the significant issues of Ellul's writings. the 1st 1/2 this booklet offers with Jesus' sufferings, that are under no circumstances restricted to solid Friday. via Jesus' id with "the complete human condition," we're provided the potential of either enduring and overcoming suffering.

Similarly, the enticements are understood past the desolate tract temptation narrative on account that Jesus studies them all through his ministry. Ellul believes temptations are eventually human avenues for tempting God, and so specializes in the dialogue strength and "non-power," be it on own or political degrees. accurately, Ellul enters into the eagerness narrative now not easily within the context of pain yet within the context of temptation, the place Jesus can have simply "proved his divinity," yet selected in its place to bare either the nature and manner of God.

"As constantly, Ellul is stuffed with daring principles and assertions, exceptional and unique flashes of perception, and arguable conclusions. yet this can be classic Ellul in that we come across a unfastened, inventive, considerate, passionate, and arguable wrestling with the biblical foundations of the religion. . . . nobody leaves Ellul with out being challenged to their roots, yet even as helped to higher comprehend and extra absolutely have fun with the Bible and its crucial figure."
--David Gill (from the Foreword)

"In his ordinary incisive approach, Ellul wishes us to get a lot in the direction of the human Jesus as a manner of knowing God's radical identity with the woundedness of the human situation and our name to stick with the ache, tempted, drained, deserted Christ into the world."
--Charles Ringma, writer of Resist the Powers with Jacques Ellul

"If you're the Son of God is Jacques Ellul at his provocative most sensible. through emphasizing the intensity of Jesus's discomfort and temptation, Ellul calls for that we reckon with the humanity of a savior who overcame no longer weak point, yet energy, in order that by way of religion 'man may develop into totally guy, a true creature,' loose to like either God and neighbor."
-- Noah Toly, co-author of Understanding Jacques Ellul

Jacques Ellul (1912-1994), a French sociologist and lay theologian, was once Professor Emeritus of legislation and of the background and Sociology of associations on the college of Bordeaux. He wrote greater than 40 books, together with The Technological Society, The Humiliation of the Word, and The Technological Bluff.

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