Kierkegaard as theologian.

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Kierkegaard as Theologian: Recovering My Self (McGill-Queen’s Studies in the History of Ideas) [Come, Arnold B.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The companion volume to Arnold Come's Kierkegaard as Humanist, Kierkegaard as Theologian is an exploration of Søren Kierkegaard's deliberately Christian writingsCited by: 3.

In this book, the author argues that apophatic elements can be detected in every aspect of Kierkegaard's thought and that, despite proceeding from different presuppositions, he can therefore be regarded as a negative theologian. Indeed, the book concludes by arguing that Kierkegaard's refusal to make the transition from the via negativa to the Cited by: Read this book on Questia.

In The Mind of Kierkegaard James Collins remarks. Until the religious and theological traits of Kierkegaard's work have been patiently and formally studied it will be impossible to determine precisely his import for the development of Christian life. The book argues that apophatic elements can be detected in every aspect of Kierkegaard's thought and that, despite proceeding from different presuppositions, he can therefore be regarded as a negative theologian.

Indeed, the book concludes by arguing that Kierkegaard's refusal to make the transition from the via negativa to the via mystica. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available Kierkegaard as theologian.

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His style is so diverse, in fact, that in characterizing Kierkegaard as a writer it is hard to choose between philosopher, theologian, dramatist, psychoanalyst or something else entirely. McGill-Queen’s University Press. The companion volume to Arnold Come's Kierkegaard as Humanist, Kierkegaard as Theologian is an exploration of Søren Kierkegaard's deliberately Christian writings, from Upbuilding Discourses in Various Spirits () to For Self-Examination ().

Søren Kierkegaard's theology has been a major influence in the development of 20th century theology.Søren Kierkegaard (–) was a 19th-century Danish philosopher who has been generally considered the "Father of Existentialism".During his later years (–), most of his writings shifted from philosophical in nature to religious.

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (/ ˈ s ɒr ə n ˈ k ɪər k ə ɡ ɑːr d / SORR-ən KEER-kə-gard, also US: /-ɡ ɔːr /-⁠gor, Danish: [ˈsœːɐn ˈkʰiɐ̯kəˌkɒˀ] (); 5 May – 11 November ) was a Danish philosopher, theologian Alma mater: University of Copenhagen.

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Lee Barrett discusses the uniqueness and challenges of Kierkegaard's approach to theology. He examines Kierkegaard's explicit reflections on the appropriate way to engage in the theological task, as well as shows how the theme of God's “otherness” is held in dialectical tension with the theme of God's intimate love.

The companion volume to Arnold Come's Kierkegaard as Humanist, Kierkegaard as Theologian is an exploration of Soren Kierkegaard's deliberately Christian writings, from Upbuilding Discourses in Various Spirits () to For Self-Examination ().Pages: And over the past decade or so, the theme of Kierkegaard as Theologian has received a good deal of attention.

With the release of Kierkegaard and Spirituality: Accountability as the Meaning of Human Existence —the newest volume in the “Kierkegaard as Christian Thinker” series from Eerdmans press—C. Stephen Evans has hopefully opened up.

This book is concerned with Kierkegaard's 'apophaticism'--those elements of Kierkegaard's thought which emphasize the incapacity of human reason and the hiddenness of God. Apophaticism is an important underlying strand in Kierkegaard's thought and colors many of his key concepts.

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Despite its importance, however, it has until now been largely ignored by Kierkegaardian scholarship. Carlisle’s timely book gives us a good way of thinking about all this and of thinking about Kierkegaard again. Adam Phillips’s new book, Attention Seeking, is due out in July • Philosopher.

Kierkegaard As Negative Theologian David R. Law. This book is concerned with Kierkegaard's 'apophaticism'--those elements of Kierkegaard's thought which emphasize the incapacity of human reason and the hiddenness of God.

Apophaticism is an important underlying strand in Kierkegaard's thought and colors many of his key concepts. And on the other hand, for those who are concerned that regarding Kierkegaard as a theologian may come at the expense of appreciating him as a philosopher, it elegantly demonstrates that there is no place for such a concern.

His book should be of great interest to students and scholars in both philosophy and theology.'5/5(1). Soren Kierkegaard. Søren Kierkegaard (5 May, – 11 November, ), a 19th century Danish philosopher and theologian, is generally recognized as the first existentialist philosopher.

He bridged the gap that existed between Hegelian philosophy and what was to become Existentialism.

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Kierkegaard strongly criticised both the Hegelian philosophy of his time, and what he saw as the empty. And over the past decade or so, the theme of Kierkegaard as Theologian has received a good deal of attention.

brings philosophical grit and pastoral sensitivity to this book, making it a work. Get this from a library. Kierkegaard as negative theologian. [David R Law] -- This book is concerned with Kierkegaard's 'apophaticism', i.e.

with those elements of Kierkegaard's thought which emphasize the incapacity of human reason and the hiddenness of God. Apophaticism is. Lee has published an introduction to Kierkegaard's thought entitled Pillars of Modern Theology: Kierkegaard (Abingdon Press, ) and is finishing a book on Kierkegaard's relation to Augustine.

He serves on the advisory board of the Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources series and on the editorial board of The Kierkegaard Author: Lee C. Barrett. Law argues that apophatic elements can be detected in every aspect of Kierkegaard's thought and that, despite proceeding from different presuppositions, he can therefore be regarded as a negative theologian.

Indeed, the book concludes by arguing that Kierkegaard's refusal to make the transition from the via negativa to the via mystica means Pages: Arnold B. Come, Kierkegaard as Theologian: Recovering My Self. Montreal: McGill-McQueen Press,pages. $ Book reviews ±M International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 47 r:.^i This book is the second in a two-volume work by Arnold B.

Come. The first. It was philosophy, not theology, that captured his imagination. And Regine Olsen captured his heart. They became engaged, but Kierkegaard had doubts and quickly broke off the engagement, though he.

Kierkegaard as Negative Theologian is concerned with Kierkegaard’s “apophaticism”—the elements of Kierkegaard’s thought which emphasize the incapacity of human reason and the hiddenness of God.

Apophaticism is an important underlying strand in Kierkegaard’s thought and colors many of his key concepts. Despite its importance, it has until now been largely ignored by Kierkegaardian. Passion for Nothing offers a reading of Kierkegaard as an apophatic author.

As it functions in this book, "apophasis" is a flexible term inclusive of both "negative theology" and "deconstruction." One of the main points of this volume is that Kierkegaard’s authorship opens pathways between these two resonate but often contentiously related terrains.

This introductory chapter briefly draws the reader's attention to what appear to be kenotic elements in Kierkegaard's Philosophical Fragments and Practice in Christianity, before going on to discuss the appropriateness of treating Kierkegaard as a theologian.

The discussion then turns to Kierkegaard's complex relationship with Christian doctrine and advances the argument that Kierkegaard does. "Indeed, Gouwens succeeds in showing Kierkegaard to be a kind of theologian situated firmly at the centre of the Christian faith.

Rich in theological themes and unparalled in approach, this book is most helpful for understanding the significance of this particular nineteenth-century religous thinker in the shaping of contemporary Christian thought and debates.".

This book successfully demonstrates that Kierkegaard’s psychology and theology cannot be separated and that if you are interested in one, you must confront the other. This is Evans’s eighth book on Kierkegaard for a reason: somehow, he manages to uphold the integrity of each unique work under consideration while also proving the overall.

The Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard is often read for his contributions to Christian theology, but he also has much to offer about spirituality—both Christian and more generally human.

Stephen Evans assesses Kierkegaard’s belief that true spirituality should be seen as accountability: the grateful recognition of our existence as : Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Oxford Theological Monographs: Kierkegaard as Negative Theologian (Hardcover) at nd: David R Law.

One of the books that has helped me understand K. as an evangelical is Kierkegaard as Theologian: The Dialectic of Christian Existence by Louis Dupre ().This sympathetic appraisal of kierkogaard as a theologian by a Catholic scholar is indeed a contribution to the Catholic-Protestant dialogue.

Objective in his approach, Professor Dupre probes deeply into what tradition was at the basis of this complicated man's thinking — Protestant or Catholic. Kierkegaard is seen to espouse the epitome of one of the principles of the Reformation &#Dr. Clare Carlisle is a Reader in Philosophy and Theology at King's College London.

She is the author of multiple books on Kierkegaard, most recently the new biography Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard (Penguin, ), one book on habit, and the first English translation of Félix Ravaisson’s De l’habitude.