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Author: Søren Kierkegaard; Howard V Hong; Edna H Hong; George Pattison
Publisher: New York, New York : HarperPerennial, ModernThought, 2009.
Series: Harper Perennial modern thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Harper Perennial Modern Thought editionView all editions and formats
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"One of Soren Kierkegaard's most important writings, Works of Love is a profound examination of the human heart, in which the great philosopher conducts the reader into the inmost secrets of Love. "Deep within every man," Kierkegaard writes, "there lies the dread of being alone in the world, forgotten by God, overlooked among the household of millions upon millions." Love, for Kierkegaard, is one of the central  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Søren Kierkegaard; Howard V Hong; Edna H Hong; George Pattison
ISBN: 9780061713279 0061713279 0061301221 9780061301223
OCLC Number: 299241930
Language Note: Translated from the Danish.
Description: xxvi, 378 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Forward / George Pattison --
Translators' Introduction --
Author's preface --
Prayer --
Part One --
I. Love's hidden life and its recognisability by its fruits --
II. A. You shall love --
B. You shall love your neighbour --
C. You shall love your neighbour --
III. A. Love is the fullfilling of the law --
B. Love is a matter of conscience --
IV. A. Our duty to love those we see --
B. Our duty to be in the debt of love to each another --
Part Two --
I. Love builds up --
II. Love believes all things and yet is never deceived --
III. Love hopes all things and yet is never put to shame --
IV. Love seeks not its own --
V. Love hides the multiplicity of sins --
VI. Love abides --
VII. Mercifulness, a work of love, even if it can give nothing and is capable of doing nothing --
VIII. The victory of reconciliation in love which wins the vaquished --
IX. The work of love in remembering one dead --
X. The work of love in praising love.
Series Title: Harper Perennial modern thought.
Responsibility: Søren Kierkegaard ; translated by Howard and Edna Hong ; foreword by George Pattison.

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