Kiergegaard 's Faith

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Philosophy

 

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Sean H

 

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August 18, 2014

 

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He believed on the strength of the absurd, for there could be no question of human calculation, and it was indeed absurd that God who demanded this of him should in the next instant withdraw the demand. (Faith and Trembling 64) It is clear that faith brings many complexities to the story of Abraham, so Kierkegaard investigates how one comes to have the faith that Abraham exhibited...
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(Faith and Trembling 64) It is clear that faith brings many complexities to the story of Abraham, so Kierkegaard investigates how one comes to have the faith that Abraham exhibited. One does not begin with faith but in fact comes to faith through infinite resignation. This is where the idea of the Knight of Infinite Resignation comes in...
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