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This is not a commentary in the traditional sense. One might call it an existential commentary. An important aim of the author is to bring out the relevance of the story, of the person, mission and situation of Jonah, to Christians in our own time.

Above all, this is a Theological, or – more specifically – a Christological commentary. The author's chief aim is to relate the
English and French, 103 pages
Published (first published December 19th 1952)
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So far, I am very impressed by this man. Very deep & wows me every few pages. I don't agree with everything he says, but I'm astounded by his thoughts.
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Baptised Catholic, Ellul became an atheist and Marxist at 19, and a Christian of the Reformed Church at 22. During his Marxist days, he was a member of the French Communist Party. During World War II, he fought with the French Underground against the Nazi occupation of France.

Educated at the Universities of Bordeaux and Paris, he taught Sociology and the History of Law at the Universities of Strau
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