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Kierkegaard

Author: Julia Watkin
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2000.
Series: Outstanding Christian thinkers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) has been proposed as the 'father' of existentialism, as a forerunner of post-modernism and as the proponent of a purely humanistic religiosity. According to Julia Watkin all of these approaches suppress the reality of Kierkegaard as a Christian thinker, albeit one of a uniquely challenging cast who saw the need to treat Christianity as a personal existential adventure in which one is  Read more...
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Watkin, Julia.
Kierkegaard.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2000
(OCoLC)46333612
Named Person: Søren Kierkegaard; Søren Kierkegaard; Søren Kierkegaard
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Watkin
ISBN: 9781441175892 144117589X 1283207125 9781283207126
OCLC Number: 741691292
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 120 pages).
Contents: Editorial foreword; Preface; Abbreviations and bibliography; Acknowledgements; 1 The approach to Kierkegaard; 2 Personal and cultural background; 3 Existence and vocation; The world and our place in it; Kierkegaard''s vocation --
monastery in the world; 4 The authorship; Structure; Method of communication; Kierkegaard''s ''stages''; 5 Life in a Christian culture; Life without Christianity; Society built on Christian ethics; 6 Christianity in conflict with culture; The tension of dying to the world; Divine command and revelation; 7 Kierkegaard and the Christian tradition. 8 Kierkegaard in an ecumenical perspectiveIndex; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z.
Series Title: Outstanding Christian thinkers.
Responsibility: Julia Watkin.

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Kierkegard raised and addressed vital philosophical and ethical-religious questions about existence in as way that continues to be relevant across disciplines, generations and cultures. This work  Read more...

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"Julia Watkins has produced a mostly satisfying book on the nineteenth century Danish thinker, Soren Kierkegaard." Themelios Spring 2002

 
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