A Kierkegaard Anthology Test | Final Test - Easy

Robert W. Bretall
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is still famous for maintaining the doctrine of Justification by Faith against the Catholic view of merit and indulgence?
(a) The head of the Denmark State Church.
(b) The Pope.
(c) Martin Luther.
(d) The Anglican Church.

2. What does Kierkegaard realize in "Rest at the foot of the altar"?
(a) That he teaches without authority.
(b) He was wrong about Christ.
(c) Catholicism is better for the average man.
(d) Regina did not love him.

3. What do many Catholics argue Kierkegaard would have done had he lived?
(a) Convert to Catholicism.
(b) Reject Christ.
(c) Write another book.
(d) Become a priest.

4. What is Kierkegaard running out of while writing The Journals?
(a) Inspiration.
(b) Funds.
(c) Time.
(d) Support in the church.

5. What does Kierkegaard resonate with concerning spirituality?
(a) Hegel's views.
(b) Papal teachings.
(c) Catholic monastic life.
(d) Denmark State Church.

6. What does Kierkegaard claim concerning man and the self in The Sickness Unto Death?
(a) Man and Christ are the self.
(b) Man is not yet a self.
(c) Man and the self are insignificant.
(d) The self is Christ.

7. What does Kierkegaard say being a Christian requires?
(a) Follow Christ whatever the cost.
(b) Follow the Bible and not the state church's interpretation of it.
(c) Finding a place between offense and rejecting the possibility of offense.
(d) Follow the Church and its dogma the best you can.

8. What does The Sickness Unto Death define?
(a) The spirit and the self.
(b) The self.
(c) Faith.
(d) Love and hatred.

9. What does Kierkegaard think of The Sickness Unto Death?
(a) It is weak.
(b) It is a good introductory work.
(c) It is strong.
(d) It is his final word on the subject.

10. Who was Bishop Mynster?
(a) A rival writer.
(b) Kierkegaard's editor.
(c) A friend fo the family.
(d) Denmark's head bishop.

11. Where does Kierkegaard argue truth is found?
(a) In Christ.
(b) In the relationship between the subject and his object.
(c) In Hegel's writings.
(d) Inside oneself.

12. What does Kierkegaard argue Hegel's vision of the world of reason does to the idea of possibility?
(a) It annihilates it.
(b) It precedes it.
(c) It follows it.
(d) It completes it.

13. What does Kierkegaard argue is both a trap and an illusion?
(a) Organized religion.
(b) His books.
(c) Faith.
(d) Pleasure.

14. What does Works of Love focus on?
(a) Marriage and commitment.
(b) Love.
(c) Christ and dogma.
(d) The human reponse to the divine initiative

15. What does Kierkegaard argue a Christian needs to be?
(a) An Apostle.
(b) A leader.
(c) A follower.
(d) A prophet.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Kierkegaard use the book review for?

2. What does Kierkegaard say of Two Discourses in his work?

3. What does Kierkegaard argue is the heart of the public?

4. When does Kierkegaard argue that action is only comprehensible?

5. What does Kierkegaard think of Bishop Mynster's sermons?

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