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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 Kierkegaard claim concerning man and the self in The Sickness Unto Death?
(a) Man and the self are insignificant.
(b) Man is not yet a self.
(c) The self is Christ.
(d) Man and Christ are the self.
2. What does Kierkegaard argue cannot be improved or hurt by social organization?
(b) The law.
(d) An individual's value.
3. 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.
4. What does Robert Bretall in Chapter 13 argue The Sickness Unto Death tries to understand?
(b) The corruption within each man.
(c) The role of the church in the state.
(d) The love of Christ.
5. When is Concluding Unscientific Postscript published?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Kierkegaard running out of while writing The Journals?
2. When does Kierkegaard argue that action is only comprehensible?
3. What are Kierkegaard's political views?
4. What does Robert Bretall in Chapter 10 say the pseudonymous work aims at?
5. What does Christ's contemporary accept Christ despite of?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 15, Two Discourses at the Communion of Fridays, what does Kierkegaard realize about himself?
2. What does the existence of man contradict, according to Kierkegaard?
3. What must individuality be separated from according to Chapter 8, Concluding Unscientific Postscript?
4. What does Kierkegaard aim to do in Chapter 15, Two Discourses at the Communion on Fridays?
5. Who died in 1854 in Chapter 17, The Attack Upon Christendom, and how was this person remembered?
6. What does Kierkegaard find outrageous and upsetting?
7. What does Kierkegaard declare of truth?
8. What hazard does Kierkegaard expose in Chapter 9, The Present Age?
9. What does Kierkegaard see truth as?
10. What did Kierkegaard criticize about the sacraments?
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