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Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian coherence

Paul R. Sponheim

Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian coherence

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Paul Sponheim.
    SeriesMakers of modern theology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4827.K5 S6 1968b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 332 p.
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5610006M
    LC Control Number68017590

    The Christian's Book; Part III: THE OPENING CONCLUSION. What Shall We Do with S.K.? Preface. This book comes as the product of a rather long development. It all began, I guess, when, as a junior at La Verne College, I first discovered Kierkegaard--Ma , the check-out card in the library book says. All of Kierkegaard's books have either a preface, dedication, or prayer at the beginning. This book includes a lengthy introduction. The Concept of Anxiety was published on exactly the same date as Prefaces, J Both books deal with Hegel’s idea of mediation. Mediation is a common thread throughout Kierkegaard’s : Søren Kierkegaard.


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Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian coherence by Paul R. Sponheim Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian coherence. [Paul R Sponheim] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Sponheim The sense of a systematic study of Kierkegaard --The matrix for Kierkegaard as a systematic thinker --The disclosure of the rhythms of reflection in Kierkegaard's description of God and man --The interpenetration of the.

Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian coherence. [Paul R Sponheim] The sense of a systematic study of Kierkegaard --The matrix for Kierkegaard as a systematic thinker --The disclosure of the rhythms of reflection in Kierkegaard's description of God and man --The interpenetration of the rhythms of reflection in the actuality of the Christ.

Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian coherence Hardcover – by Paul R Sponheim (Author) › Visit Amazon's Paul R Sponheim Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: 8. Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian Coherence Hardcover – January 1, by Paul Sponheim (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). The author identifies two tendencies to be discerned near the center of Kierkegaard's writings: the first, a diastasis—a separation Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian coherence book God and man into two polarities; and the second a synthesis in which this polarity tends to be overcome.

This later tendency finds its full expression in the idea of the Coherence of God and Man in Christ. 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.

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. Kierkegaard's theological work focuses on Christian ethics, the institution of the Church, the differences between purely objective proofs of Christianity, the infinite qualitative distinction between man and God, and the individual's subjective relationship to the God-Man Jesus the Christ, which came through faith.

Much of his work deals with Christian mater: University of Copenhagen. Buy a cheap copy of Practice in Christianity book by Søren Kierkegaard. Of the many works he wrote duringhis richest and most fruitful year, Kierkegaard specified Practice in Christianity as the most perfect and truest thing.

Free shipping over $Cited by: This book is no different. Kierkegaard is not usually thought of as a ‘spiritual writer” but, by drawing from the texts nearest and dearest to Kierkegaard’s heart, Evans creates a good case for seeing Kierkegaard as a humanist, Christian, and deeply spiritual guide.

(PUBPrinceton)Kierkegaard regarded as his ''most fruitful year'' and this work was ''the most perfect and truest'' he had written. Adopting the new pseudonym of Anti-Climacus, he begins his attack on Christendom when held up to the light of Christ's ideal.

pages, softcover. Practice in Christianity (Kierkegaard's Writings) () by Soren KierkegaardPages: Christian Discourses (Danish: Christelige Taler) is one of the first books in Søren Kierkegaard's second period of authorship and was published on Ap Structure.

The work consists of four parts: Part One - The Cares of the Pagans Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian coherence book The. There are plenty of non-Christian or “secular” spiritualities out there—just scan the New York Times bestseller list or step into the foyer of a Barnes and Noble.

Kierkegaard discusses (and. Short answer, yes. Long answer, yyyyyyyyyyyyyyeeeeeeeeeeeeeesssssssssssssss. Edna Hong who, with her husband Howard translated Kierkegaard, was also an author in her. Kierkegaard's first major book was this dissertation, published in This, along with many of his other books, was in conflict with Hegelianism, the dominant German philosophy of the time.

Contrary to Hegel, Kierkegaard believed in personal immortality, and that human life cannot be rationalized in the way that Hegel's system would. Kierkegaard notes that it is not the content of the revelation so much as the fact that it is revelation.

By way of example he says that even if one were to quote Christ verbatim, only Christ is inspired. Kierkegaard held a prolonged fascination with the topic of inspiration, authority and the pastor's vocation. Books on Kierkegaard in English.

Note: This bibliography is still in rough form. It lists books on Kierkegaard in English from to If a book has more than one printing or edition, only the first is listed.

Paul R. Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian Coherence. New York: Harper & Row, Stack. ― Soren Kierkegaard 21 likes “Should one of them after having caught the greatness of Abraham's deed, but also the appallingness of it, venture out on the road, I would saddle my horse and ride along with him.

Kierkegaard's strategy to avoid further isolation was to deny he was a Christian. But Kierkegaard was clearly a follower of Jesus and a believer.

Most recognize him as a Christian theologian of merit. What Kierkegaard meant was he was not a Paulinist when Paulinism had come to redefine what it meant to be a Christian.

This can only be realized. juncture. He has written a book to elucidate "Kierkegaard's own substan-tive theological position." Sponheim brings scholarly gifts and tools to his task. He can do his own translating with confidence from the Danish editions.4 He has read, and * Paul Sponheim, Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian Coherence (London: SCM Press, ).

Søren Kierkegaard () had a mission to reintroduce the Christian faith to a church that had become weak, flabby and inconsequential. In this book, Mark Tietjan examines core Christian doctrines in order to demonstrate how Kierkegaard’s critique of his contemporaries strikes close to home today.

These discourses are from the last half of SKs writings and date from Unlike many of his earlier works they are overtly confessional and plainly discuss matters of faith and the Christian Life which for SK revolves around such themes as: total trust in Gods will, self denial, suffering, sacrifice, renunciation of the values of his age, imitation of Christ/5.

Kierkegaard's claim that the Christian life should be understood in terms of the task of becoming a Christian invokes two different conceptions of Christian : Clare Carlisle.

Kierkegaard considered this to be his "most perfect and truest" work, and thought it to be, with The Sickness Unto Death, most important. Frithiof Brandt says, "In The Sickness Unto Death the subject is the Christian before God. In Practice in Christianity it is the Christian before Christ".

Kierkegaard does not often write on the Christian theme of resurrection—whether Christ’s or our own. Instead, he puts greater emphasis on Christ’s “abasement” and our need to imitate Christ in his suffering.

The reason he does this is not because he denies the reality or the importance of Christ’s bodily resurrection. He denies. Kierkegaard was a theistic existentialist.

You might try reading an introductory book like The Universe Next Door for more information. He is certainly worth reading, and I applaud the fact that you have already wrestled with some of his own writings.

In fact, you may want to ignore my advice and simply keep reading Kierkegaard. Book Briefs. The Mind of Christ: A Personal Pilgrimage of Discovery with the Disciples, by Harold A. Bosley (Abingdon,pp., $). A colorful preacher and exciting writer gives a not Author: Vernon C.

Grounds. Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian Coherence. By Paul Sponheim. DETAILS. A collection of the thoughts of renowned theologian Soren Kierkegaard on Christianity. Part of The Library of Philosophy and Theology series.

Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (5 May 11 November ) was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic, and religious. In ‘Kierkegaard on Faith and Reason’ (Sophia, April ), L. Howe argues that for Kierkegaard ‘Christ is the Absolute Paradox not because reason is challenged, but because in every relationship to him, passions are offended.

Out of passionate concern for salvation men look for the One who will come in power and glory; he comes, but in Cited by: 3. An essay or paper on Kierkegaard and Christianity. In pages from "The Journals" in A Kierkegaard Anthology, Kierkegaard tries to find the heart of Christianity in action rather than simply in thought.

Kierkegaard emphasizes the individuality of the Christian calling: "The thing is. The forums in the Christian Congregations category are now open only to Christian members.

Please review our current Faith Groups list for information on which faith groups are considered to be Christian faiths.

Christian members please remember to read the Statement of Purpose threads for each forum within Christian Congregations before posting in. It's really important for us to understand both Kierkegaard's writing strategy and his historical context.

As he says later in his Point of View, he understood his own broad writing strategy as something like tricking Christendom back into Christianity, and you can see this coming up pretty strongly in his writing starting from Fear and Trembling lasting far into his late writings.

Kierkegaard as Theologian: The Dialectic of Christian Existence. Sheed and Ward. Translation of Kierkegaard's theologie. Steven M. Emmanuel. Kierkegaard and the Concept of Revelation. SUNY Press. Niels Nymann Eriksen.

Kierkegaard's Category of Repetition: A Reconstruction. Walter de Gruyter. Stephen Evans. Kierkegaard and Christian Faith responds directly to the perennial and problematic concern of how to read Kierkegaard. Specifically, this volume presses the question of whether the existentialist philosopher, who so troubled the waters of nineteenth-century Danish Christendom, is a “Christian thinker for our time.”.

Christ and Christian Coherence (), and Love's Availing Power (20n). His first book was about how Christ is the cohering center of his vast writings; and the second one on how the cosmology of Alfred North Whietehead () rounds out Kierkegaard's views on Chris­ tian love.

This third volume, on Kierkegaard's Sickness Unto Death. In logic, coherence is the condition of internal consistency. About The Author. Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.

Meaningful Dialogue across Christian Traditions. One of the many unique features of Conciliar Post is the Ask function that allows readers to pose questions to the Conciliar Post community.

One of our readers has posed the following question: “Is the movement called Christian existentialism biblical or unbiblical. Provocations Spiritual Writings of Søren Kierkegaard Søren Kierkegaard and Charles E. Moore (Editor) Stars on Goodreads Read Reviews.

The most accessible introduction to the writings of Søren Kierkegaard, Provocations contains a little of everything from his prodigious output, including his wryly humorous attacks on conventional Christianity and his brilliantly pithy.

to his earlier work Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian Coherence (). While the title of this particular book does not imply anything too specific about its angle on Kierkegaard’s importance, theologically or philosophically, - Exist ing before God endeavors to construe Kierkegaard as a theologian.

This has certainly been attempted before. Buy Kierkegaard's Writings, XX: Practice in Christianity: Practice in Christianity v. 20 New Ed by Kierkegaard, Søren, Hong, Howard V., Hong, Edna H. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). than refer you to Paul Sponheim's worthy treatise, Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian Coherence for a brilliant discussion of the dipolarity in Kierkegaard's conceptual framework.

This is especially relevant to Wisdo 's claim of univocacity regarding grace, sola gratia, whereas a more. For those reading Kierkegaard for the first time, a good starting-point is the short book Fear and Trembling, or the slightly longer text The Sickness Unto Death.

Despite their daunting Author: Clare Carlisle.Paul R. Sponheim (PhD, University of Chicago) is professor emeritus of systematic theology at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. He is author of eight other books, including Love's Availing Power (), Kierkegaard on Christ and Christian Coherence (), and contributor to .