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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Kierkegaard think Bishop Mynster did not witness?
(a) A miracle.
(b) The light.
(c) The truth.
(d) The love of christ.
2. What does Christ's contemporary accept Christ despite of?
(a) Peer pressure.
(b) Overbearing dogma.
(c) It's radical costs.
(d) Church donations.
3. Who does Kierkegaard argue is attracted by Christ and his doctrines?
(a) No one.
(b) Smart people.
(d) Good people.
4. What period do The Journals cover?
(a) 1845 to 1856.
(b) 1851 to 1856.
(c) 1851 to 1854.
(d) 1856 to 1859.
5. How does Kierkegaard see the move towards equality as being?
(a) As progress.
(b) An illusion.
(c) As regression.
(d) A mistake.
6. What does Robert Bretall in Chapter 17 say do not really fit together?
(a) Church and the people.
(b) Kierkegaard's life and the effects of his life.
(c) Kierkegaard's love of Regina and his attitude toward her.
(d) Kierkegaard's view on Christ and organized religion.
7. What type of text does Kierkegaard routinely publish under his own name according to Robert Bretall in Chapter 10?
8. When does Kierkegaard argue that action is only comprehensible?
(a) When Christ is present.
(b) When there is possibility.
(c) When faith guides our actions.
(d) When told to.
9. What novel does Robert Bretall in Chapter 9 say Kierkegaard reviewed after the publication of Concluding Unscientific Postscript?
(a) The two towers.
(b) How to get faith.
(c) The two ages.
(d) Ages and faith.
10. Who is the criticism of Kierkegaard targeted at?
(a) Bishop Mynster.
(b) The whole Christian world.
(d) The Denmark State Church.
11. What does Robert Bretall in Chapter 11 say Kierkegaard rejects and critiques?
(a) Many central Protestant ideas.
(c) Organized churches.
12. What does Kierkegaard argue is required to be Christ's contemporary?
(a) Be a good Christian.
(b) Believe in the resurrection of Christ.
(c) The change to offend others.
(d) Live in the first century.
13. What is The Journals the forbearer of?
(a) His conversion to Christianity.
(b) His faith crisis.
(c) The Attack Upon Christendom.
(d) His rebuttal of Hegel's views.
14. Who wrote the preface of Two Discourses?
(a) Regina Olsen.
(b) Bishop Hollaf.
(d) Kierkegaard himself.
15. What does Robert Bretall in Chapter 17 argue Kierkegaard's The Attack Upon Christendom attacks?
(a) Danish State Church.
(b) Kierkegaard's past view on Christianity.
(c) Bishop Mynster.
(d) The whole of Christianity.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Kierkegaard aim to reduce with Two Discourses and Works of Love?
2. What does Kierkegaard's work focus on?
3. Who does Kierkegaard argue rules in the modern age?
4. Where does Kierkegaard argue truth is found?
5. What does Robert Bretall in Chapter 13 argue The Sickness Unto Death tries to understand?
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