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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does The Sickness Unto Death argue the person is?
(a) A spirit.
(c) A ghost.
(d) The son of Christ.
2. What does The Sickness Unto Death argue the self is?
(a) The whole of man.
(b) The part of man that does not love Christ.
(c) The part of man that thinks.
(d) A relation that relates to itself.
3. What does Kierkegaard argue people think about Christ teachings?
(a) They do not respect them.
(b) They are offended by them.
(c) They love them.
(d) They are suspicious of them.
4. What does Kierkegaard aim to reduce with Two Discourses and Works of Love?
(a) The gap between men and women.
(b) The gap between Catholics and Protestants.
(c) The gap between the orthodox and the modern.
(d) The gap between the church and the people.
5. What does Kierkegaard say of the practice of taking sacraments?
(a) It has become rote.
(b) It is the purest expression of Christ.
(c) It should not be done.
(d) It has become meaningless.
6. What does Kierkegaard say the Danish State Church is?
(a) Not strong enough.
(d) Too worldly and afraid.
7. According to Robert Bretall in Chapter 11, what does Kierkegaard see the truth as?
(a) A noble goal.
(b) An illusion.
(c) The word of Christ.
(d) What moves toward unity or the complete.
8. What does Kierkegaard think Bishop Mynster did not witness?
(a) A miracle.
(b) The love of christ.
(c) The light.
(d) The truth.
9. Whose death does Kierkegaard await when writing The Journals?
(b) His own.
(c) Bishop Mynster.
(d) His father's.
10. What do many Catholics argue Kierkegaard would have done had he lived?
(a) Write another book.
(b) Become a priest.
(c) Convert to Catholicism.
(d) Reject Christ.
11. How does Kierkegaard characterize Hegel's thinking?
12. What does Kierkegaard argue men are in the modern age?
13. What does Kierkegaard resonate with concerning spirituality?
(a) Papal teachings.
(b) Catholic monastic life.
(c) Denmark State Church.
(d) Hegel's views.
14. Who is the criticism of Kierkegaard targeted at?
(b) The Denmark State Church.
(c) Bishop Mynster.
(d) The whole Christian world.
15. What does Kierkegaard argue is both a trap and an illusion?
(a) His books.
(d) Organized religion.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was Bishop Mynster?
2. What does Kierkegaard argue a Christian needs to be?
3. What is Kierkegaard running out of while writing The Journals?
4. What does Kierkegaard use the book review for?
5. What does Hegel think truth is according to Chapter 8?
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