Jacob E. Van Vleet is lecturer in humanities and philosophy at Diablo Valley College, in Pleasant Hill, California. He earned a PhD in philosophy and religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and holds graduate degrees in philosophy and theology from the Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology and the Graduate Theological Union at UC Berkeley. He is also the author of Informal Logical Fallacies: A Brief Guide (2010).
In Dialectical Theology and Jacques Ellul, Jacob E. Van Vleet argues that the work of Jacques Ellul is frequently misread on account of inattention to the theological underpinning that governs Ellul's thought. In a penetrating analysis, Van Vleet provides a substantive account of the theological structure of Ellul's work.