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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Kierkegaard argue truth is found?
2. What does Kierkegaard argue must be separated from society and reason?
3. What do many Catholics argue Kierkegaard would have done had he lived?
4. What does Kierkegaard argue is required to be Christ's contemporary?
5. When does Bishop Mynster die?
Short Essay Questions
1. If you are a Christian, what are you not doing according to Kierkegaard in Chapter 14, Training in Christianity?
2. What did Kierkegaard criticize about the sacraments?
3. Why didn't Kierkegaard write anything between 1851 to 1854 according to Chapter 16, The Journals?
4. Why is Kierkegaard biased about the press?
5. How does Kierkegaard define spirit and self in Chapter 13, The Sickness Unto Death?
6. What must individuality be separated from according to Chapter 8, Concluding Unscientific Postscript?
7. Who died in 1854 in Chapter 17, The Attack Upon Christendom, and how was this person remembered?
8. What, according to Kierkegaard, can generate true knowledge of the validity of Christianity?
9. What does man contain, according to Kierkegaard?
10. What does Kierkegaard believe about modern Christianity?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Reflect how Kierkegaard rejects and critiques central Protestant teaching and why his beliefs resonate more with the Catholic church and monastic life. Use the text to provide examples in your discussion.
Essay Topic 2
Kierkegaard refutes the philosophy of Hegel and though he may admire Hegel's intellect, Kierkegaard thought he contradicted himself. Discuss the differences and similarities between Hegel and Kierkegaard. Use the text to support your comparison.
Essay Topic 3
Kierkegaard discusses Christendom and tries to define Christendom. Examine the objectives of God and how they are realized, using the text to support your discussion.
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