A Kierkegaard Anthology Setting & Symbolism

Robert W. Bretall
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Denmark

Kierkegaard's homeland

Copenhagen

The capital city of Denmark and the city of Kierkegaard's birth, where he spends practically his entire life

Berlin

The capital of Germany, the only other major city where Kierkegaard spends any significant period of time

Christianity

The religion that is the object of Kierkegaard's obsessions and that he thinks many contemporary Christians do not understand

Either/Or

Kierkegaard vehemently denies the Hegelian view that stark choices are illusory. Instead, sometimes personal growth requires one to make a stark choice, and so God places before us an Either/Or.

The Bible

The Bible is the central sacred text of Christianty, which Kierkegaard famously analyzes parts of in unusual and famous ways.

The Knight of Faith and the Knight of Infinite Resignation

Two personality archetypes, the latter who gives up everything in his life for what he believes is right and the former who gives...

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