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In an earlier book, Presence of the Kingdom, Jacques Ellul discussed the imperative need of Christ's presence through his church in the modern world. In False Presence of the Kingdom he examines how Christians can misunderstand the distinctive basis of that presence and end up by conforming the church and themselves to the world.
Hardcover, 211 pages
Published January 1st 1972 by Seabury Press
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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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