The Joy of Kierkegaard: Essays on Kierkegaard as a Biblical Reader (Bibleworld) (Paperback)

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Kierkegaard has often been regarded as a gloomy thinker yet, as an evangelist, his aim was to discover the joy of the truth of Christianity. Both Kierkegaard's belief and his doubt in his own work were the result of his attempt to comprehend the exceptional experiences of biblical characters and to examine what he found most puzzling or offensive. 'The Joy of Kierkegaard' brings together the writings of one of the most influential of Kierkegaard scholars. These essays argue that Kierkegaard's most original thought arises from his struggle with biblical passages and that joy underpins his profound exploration of spiritual alienation.

About the Author


Hugh Pyper is Professor of Biblical Interpretation at the University of Sheffield.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781845532727
ISBN-10: 1845532724
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: November 30th, 2011
Pages: 184
Language: English
Series: Bibleworld