Practice in Christianity : Kierkegaard's Writings, Vol 20

Practice in Christianity : Kierkegaard's Writings, Vol 20

Soren Kierkegaard


Of the various works he wrote in the course of 1848, his "richest and such a lot fruitful year," Kierkegaard distinctive Practice in Christianity as "the so much ideal and truest thing." In his reflections on such themes as Christ's invitation to the confused, the imitatio Christi, the potential for offense, and the exalted Christ, he is taking as his topic the requirement of Christian ideality within the context of divine grace. Addressing clergy and laity alike, Kierkegaard asserts the necessity for institutional and private admission of the lodging of Christianity to the tradition and to the person misuse of grace. As a corrective safety, the publication is an try to locate, preferably, a foundation for the status quo, which might contain the order's skill to recognize the Christian requirement, confess its personal distance from it, and lodge to grace for aid in its endured life. while the ebook should be learn because the starting of Kierkegaard's assault on Christendom. a result of excessive ideality of the contents and with the intention to hinder the misperception that he himself represented that ideality, Kierkegaard writes lower than a brand new pseudonym, Anti-Climacus.

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