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A Pastor Looks At Kierkegaard The Man And His Philosophy by William T. Riviere

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11937009M
ISBN 101432586963
ISBN 109781432586966

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The book on Adler was seemed more cohesive and easier to follow. In this Kierkegaard discusses his meeting with Adler, a man who apparently claimed to have a special revelation from Jesus, where Jesus appeared to him and gave him a special message, from that Adler wrote several book (even publishing 4 /5(76).   Kierkegaard used pseudonymous writing to lead readers toward the immediacy of a relationship with God, unburdened by concerns about the identity of the author of the book at hand. Ironically, the stubbornness with which Kierkegaard strove to deflect attention from himself has driven many readers into an obsessive investigation of the man as. Interspersed are many quotations from Martin Luther, whose thought significantly shaped Kierkegaard's. At the end of the book is a hefty collection of sermons to show how all of this can be preached in the church. What Kierkegaard for the Church adds to our understanding of Kierkegaard is the place of the church in his thought. Because of his. “Fear and Trembling is among the best-known and influential works in nineteenth- and twentieth-century philosophic theology and literature The Book on Adler [is] one of the dark jewels in the history of philosophic psychology. As an examiner of the lives of the mind, of the associative pulses of the imagination, Kierkegaard has only two peers/5(48).

Repetition (Danish: Gentagelsen) is an book by Søren Kierkegaard and published under the pseudonym Constantin Constantius to mirror its titular theme. Constantin investigates whether repetition is possible, and the book includes his experiments and his relation to a nameless patient known only as the Young Man.. The Young Man has fallen in love with a girl, proposed marriage, the Author: Søren Kierkegaard.   I get asked this question a lot by my students, and although it seems like a fairly straightforward question to answer, it's not, because of how Kierkegaard wrote. I mean that in two ways. First, he wrote in different “modes” or styles: there are. In this book, the author presents a Kierkegaard that goes beyond what we read of him in many textbooks. Aside from a look at Kierkegaard the prophet, the denouncer of the social injustice and of the religious and ecclesiastical hypocrisy, Álvarez treats readers to a detailed examination of the times that formed Kierkegaard's teachings and. Soren Kierkegaard is an excellent philosopher, I disagree with many of his points on Christianity, but I understand where he is coming from. Fear and Trembling is about the sacrifice taken place in Genesis regarding Abraham (whom he calls the father of faith) and Isaac/5(79).

Read Perry d. LeFevre's The Prayers of Kierkegaard over Lent this year (). The second half of the book consists of Kierkegaard's life, which I read first and which helped to comprehend his prayers better. The prayers themselves were splendid and wonderful. I'd recommend this book to anyone interested in Christianity or religion in general/5. The Book on Adler (subtitle: The Religious Confusion of the Present Age, Illustrated by Magister Adler as a Phenomenon, A Mimical Monograph) is a work by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, written during his second authorship, and was published posthumously in The work is partly about pastor Adolph Peter Adler who claimed to have received a : Søren Kierkegaard.   The book on Adler was seemed more cohesive and easier to follow. In this Kierkegaard discusses his meeting with Adler, a man who apparently claimed to have a special revelation from Jesus, where Jesus appeared to him and gave him a special message, from that Adler wrote several book (even publishing 4 at once)/5(79). Kierkegaard was not just a suffering prophet, though. He was a man of deep, almost mystical faith, and his acerbic pen could also compose lyrical prayers like these.