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Kierkegaard's critique of Christian nationalism

Author: Stephen Backhouse
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Oxford theological monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study brings Kierkegaard's critique of Christian nationalism into conversation with current political science theories of religious nationalism and reflects on the implications of Kierkegaard's radical approach. While the critique is unsettling to politicians and church leaders alike, nevertheless there is much to commend it to the reality of modern religious and social life. As a theological thinker keenly  Read more...
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Backhouse, Stephen, 1976-
Kierkegaard's critique of Christian nationalism.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(OCoLC)694395533
Named Person: Søren Kierkegaard; Søren Kierkegaard; Søren Kierkegaard; Nicolai F S Grundtvig; Søren Kierkegaard; Hans Lassen Martensen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Backhouse
ISBN: 9780191619168 0191619167 0191729329 9780191729324
OCLC Number: 761693505
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 247 pages).
Contents: Nationalism, Christianity and Kierkegaard --
H.L. Martensen --
N.F.S. Grundtvig --
Philosophical tools --
History --
Identity --
Undefined new things : church and state.
Series Title: Oxford theological monographs.
Responsibility: Stephen Backhouse.

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'Christian nationalism' refers to the set of ideas in which belief in the development and superiority of one's national group is combined with, or underwritten by, Christian theology and practice.  Read more...

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an excellent introduction to Kierkegaard's thought, and a worthwhile addition to scholarship on an enduring figure. * Gary Slater, Expository Times * Backhouse provides a well-researched and Read more...

 
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