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Kierkegaard's fear and trembling: a critical guide

Contributor(s): Conway, Daniel [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Cambridge University Press 2015Description: xiv, 278p. With index.ISBN: 9781108454131 .Subject(s): Christianity - Philosophy | Sin - Christianity | TheologyDDC classification: 198.9 Summary: Written by an international team of contributors, this book offers a fresh set of interpretations of Fear and Trembling, which remains Kierkegaard's most influential and popular book. The chapters provide incisive accounts of the psychological and epistemological presuppositions of Fear and Trembling; of religious experience and the existential dimension of faith; of Kierkegaard's understanding of the relationship between faith and knowledge; of the purported and real conflicts between ethics and religion; of Kierkegaard's interpretation of the value of hope, trust, love and other virtues; of Kierkegaard's debts to German idealism and Protestant theology; and of his seminal contributions to the fields of psychology, existential phenomenology and literary theory. This volume will be of great interest to scholars and upper-level students of Kierkegaard studies, the history of philosophy, theology and religious studies. https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/kierkegaards-fear-and-trembling/FC0FD4CC29E5407C3F918EF9BFF1492C#fndtn-information
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Chapter 1 - Homing in on Fear and Trembling
Chapter 2 - Fear and Trembling’s “Attunement” as midrash
Chapter 3 - Johannes de silentio’s dilemma
Chapter 4 - Can an admirer of silentio’s Abraham consistently believe that child sacrifice is forbidden?
Chapter 5 - Eschatological faith and repetition: Kierkegaard’s Abraham and Job
Chapter 6 - The existential dimension of faith
Chapter 7 - Learning to hope: the role of hope in Fear and Trembling
Chapter 8 - On being moved and hearing voices: passion and religious experience in Fear and Trembling
Chapter 9 - Birth, love, and hybridity: Fear and Trembling and the Symposium
Chapter 10 - Narrative unity and the moment of crisis in Fear and Trembling
Chapter 11 - Particularity and ethical attunement: situating Problema III
Chapter 12 - ‘He speaks in tongues’: hearing the truth of Abraham’s words of faith
Chapter 13 - Why Moriah?: weaning and the trauma of transcendence in Kierkegaard’s Fear and Trembling

Written by an international team of contributors, this book offers a fresh set of interpretations of Fear and Trembling, which remains Kierkegaard's most influential and popular book. The chapters provide incisive accounts of the psychological and epistemological presuppositions of Fear and Trembling; of religious experience and the existential dimension of faith; of Kierkegaard's understanding of the relationship between faith and knowledge; of the purported and real conflicts between ethics and religion; of Kierkegaard's interpretation of the value of hope, trust, love and other virtues; of Kierkegaard's debts to German idealism and Protestant theology; and of his seminal contributions to the fields of psychology, existential phenomenology and literary theory. This volume will be of great interest to scholars and upper-level students of Kierkegaard studies, the history of philosophy, theology and religious studies.

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