23 10, 2016

Soren Kierkegaard’s mistake about “faith”

By |2016-10-23T04:42:14-07:00October 23rd, 2016|Book Reviews, Thoughts|

  The thrust of Soren Kierkegaard’s 1843 influential book “Fear and Trembling” is long reflections on Abraham’s near sacrifice of his son Isaac, a story told in Genesis 22. Kierkegaard concludes from his analysis that Abraham represents the prototype of faith, for he showed faith when he was willing to obey God’s command to sacrifice [...]