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Kierkegaard as religious thinker / David J. Gouwens.

By: Gouwens, David Jay.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996Description: xv, 248 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0521555515; 9780521555517; 052146031X; 9780521460316.Subject(s): Kierkegaard, Søren 1813-1855 -- Religion | Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855DDC classification: 230/.044/092 Other classification: 08.37 Online resources: Publisher description
Contents:
Diseases of reflection. First diagnostic critique of objectivity: dangers inherent in thinking. Second diagnostic critique of objectivity: the professionalization of philosophy and religion. Subjective thinking -- Anthropological reflection. "Anthropological reflection" as religious reflection. Kierkegaard's religious understanding of the self -- Becoming religious: upbuilding before God. Becoming a self: forming personal unity. Virtue, vision, and will. The grammar of "seeing and knowing God" Virtue, ethics, and religion. Kierkegaard on religion: polemical points -- Becoming Christian I: responding to Christ in faith. The "what" and the "how. Christ as Redeemer and Pattern. Offense and the paradox. Faith as a "happy passion" Christ and salvation -- Becoming Christian II: suffering and following Christ in hope. Expectancy and the origins of hope. Despair as hopelessness. Hope and repetition. The dialectic of hope. The anatomy of suffering.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-243) and index.

1. Diseases of reflection. First diagnostic critique of objectivity: dangers inherent in thinking. Second diagnostic critique of objectivity: the professionalization of philosophy and religion. Subjective thinking -- 2. Anthropological reflection. "Anthropological reflection" as religious reflection. Kierkegaard's religious understanding of the self -- 3. Becoming religious: upbuilding before God. Becoming a self: forming personal unity. Virtue, vision, and will. The grammar of "seeing and knowing God" Virtue, ethics, and religion. Kierkegaard on religion: polemical points -- 4. Becoming Christian I: responding to Christ in faith. The "what" and the "how. Christ as Redeemer and Pattern. Offense and the paradox. Faith as a "happy passion" Christ and salvation -- 5. Becoming Christian II: suffering and following Christ in hope. Expectancy and the origins of hope. Despair as hopelessness. Hope and repetition. The dialectic of hope. The anatomy of suffering.

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