Existing Before God: Soren Kierkegaard and the Human Venture (Mapping the Tradition)

Existing Before God: Soren Kierkegaard and the Human Venture (Mapping the Tradition)

By: Paul R. Sponheim (author)Hardback

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Existing Before God introduces readers to one of the most important 19th century Christian thinkers, Soren Kierkegaard. In this volume, Paul R. Sponheim, unfolds Kierkegaards Sickness unto Death a key text outlining the problem of the human condition and the paradoxical heart of authentic Christian faith, the qualitative difference between God and creatures and its synthesis in the God-man. Sponheim also draws out the connections between this text and Kierkegaards larger theological and ethical vision, and the reception and significance of this text in the modern and contemporary theological tradition.

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PrefaceA Biographical SketchPart I: The Sickness unto Death: Analysis and CommentaryPrefaceIntroduction1. Part One: Despair in the Sickness unto Death2. Part Two: Despair Is SinPart II: The Theological Reception and Legacy3. The Theological Reception of Kierkegaard4. The Theological Legacy of Kierkegaard for Our TimeBibliographyIndex of Names

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2017
  • ISBN13: 9781506405636
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781506405636
  • weight: 318
  • ISBN10: 1506405630

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