return to religion-onlineKierkegaard
(ENTIRE BOOK) The great mid-nineteenth century Danish poet-philosopher, in this classic philosophical text, explores, through the story of Abraham and his willing sacrifice of his son Issac, the nature of belief. It is in this text that Kierkegaard most clearly reveals his philosophical "leap of faith."
(ENTIRE BOOK) One of Kierkegaard’s most important works (published in English in 1936) in which he is principally concerned with the problem of how the Christian revelation, appearing in history, may be appropriated. He uses the pseudonym "Johannes Climacus."
(ENTIRE BOOK) In this devotional classic, Kierkegaard seeks to rescue the individual from "massification" by compelling him to stand alone before God.. This calls for a costly abandonment of the old securities and the building of new foundations for faith -- to will one thing.
Kierkegaard described the relationship between the individual and God the Creator, when the individual is attempting to avoid the process of spiritual growth. His idea that "the crowd is untruth" was developed by Girard into a comprehensive social theory. The result is a very strong testimony to the power of the Christian intellectual tradition as a resource for understanding the psychology of violence.
(ENTIRE BOOK) A classic written by one of the nineteenth century's greatest theologians. Christian must think dauntlessly about everything both earthly and worldly, including death and its relation to living an authentic life.