Chapter

A Project of Thought

Murray A. Rae

in Kierkegaard's Vision of the Incarnation

Published in print December 1997 | ISBN: 9780198269403
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191683633 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269403.003.0010
A Project of Thought

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This chapter investigates the account of transition from unbelief to faith and account of how one learns the Truth presented in Chapter 1 of Søren Kierkegaard's Philosophical Fragments. In this chapter, the problem of becoming a Christian, the difficulty of distinguishing Christianity and culture and the difficulty in understanding what Christianity is are discussed and analyzed within the context of Kierkegaard's Philosophical Fragments. The chapter also discusses the connection between Søren Kierkegaard and Johannes Climacus and to what extent Kierkegaard himself approves the ordo salutis proposed by his pseudonym.

Keywords: Kierkegaard; Philosophical Fragments; unbelief; Christianity; Johannes Climacus; faith; ordo salutis; truth

Chapter.  10958 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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