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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does The Sickness Unto Death argue is contained within man?
(b) The self.
(c) The infinite and the finite.
2. What does Robert Bretall in Chapter 11 say Kierkegaard rejects and critiques?
(a) Many central Protestant ideas.
(d) Organized churches.
3. What does Kierkegaard realize in "Rest at the foot of the altar"?
(a) He was wrong about Christ.
(b) That he teaches without authority.
(c) Catholicism is better for the average man.
(d) Regina did not love him.
4. What does Kierkegaard think The Sickness Unto Death contains too much of?
(a) References to Christ.
(c) Discussion to effectively use rhetoric.
(d) Long sentence.
5. What does Kierkegaard believe the problem with modern Christianity is?
(a) It is unforgiving.
(b) It removes the possibility of offense despite how offensive it is.
(c) It relies on dogma too much.
(d) It is not in touch with reality.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Robert Bretall in Chapter 11 say about the views of Kierkegaard on Christianity the year before he dies?
2. What is the title of the conclusion of Concluding Unscientific Postscript?
3. According to Robert Bretall in Chapter 11, what does Kierkegaard see the truth as?
4. What does Robert Bretall in Chapter 17 argue Kierkegaard's The Attack Upon Christendom attacks?
5. What does Kierkegaard's work focus on?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Kierkegaard believe about Hegel's world of reason in Chapter 8, Concluding Unscientific Postscript?
2. What does Kierkegaard critique in Chapter 11, Works of Love?
3. Why didn't Kierkegaard write anything between 1851 to 1854 according to Chapter 16, The Journals?
4. Who died in 1854 in Chapter 17, The Attack Upon Christendom, and how was this person remembered?
5. How does Kierkegaard define spirit and self in Chapter 13, The Sickness Unto Death?
6. What, according to Kierkegaard, can generate true knowledge of the validity of Christianity?
7. What does the existence of man contradict, according to Kierkegaard?
8. What did Kierkegaard criticize about the sacraments?
9. What must individuality be separated from according to Chapter 8, Concluding Unscientific Postscript?
10. What does Kierkegaard say about the individual?
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