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Fear and Trembling Soren Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher, theologian, and religious author interested in human psychology He is regarded as a leading pioneer of existentialism and one of the greatest philosophers of the th CenturyIn Fear and Trembling, Kierkegaard wanted to understand the anxiety that must have been present in Abraham when God commanded him to offer his son as a human sacrifice Abraham had a choice to complete the task or to forget it He resigned himself to the loss of his son, acting according to his faith In other words, one must be willing to give up all his or her earthly possessions in infinite resignation and must also be willing to give up whatever it is that he or she loves than God Abraham had passed the test his love for God proved greater than anything else in him And because a good and just Creator would not want a father to kill his son, God intervened at the last moment to prevent the sacrifice


10 thoughts on “Fear and Trembling

  1. Ryan Ryan says:

    dear reader,you don t even read this stuff any, do you i wouldn t if i were you but that s the difference between me and you you have no life, are pathetic, sit in front of your computer all day stalking your peers on various socia


  2. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    Frygt og B ven Fear and Trembling, S ren Kierkegaard Fear and Trembling is a philosophical work by S ren Kierkegaard, published in 1843 under the pseudonym Johannes de Silentio John of the Silence Kierkegaard wanted to understand the anx


  3. Kalliope Kalliope says:

    Many readers come to read this book via the Hegel pathway Or at least realize that a Hegel preamble is required And most probably such a preamble is indispensable.Alas, I came to it through a side door As an attendant of a cycle of lectures gi


  4. Tara Tara says:

    To contend with the whole world is a comfort, but to contend with oneself is dreadful Fear and Trembling is Kierkegaard s astonishingly dexterous analysis of faith via the Old Testament story of Abraham and IsaacAnd it came to pass after these thing


  5. Steven Godin Steven Godin says:

    It is not an exaggeration to say that Fear and Trembling 1843 was a challenging piece for me to to read, maybe being someone of no religious faith had something to do with it Kierkegaard Johannes de silentio compounds the essential difficulty that lies wi


  6. Rosemary Rosemary says:

    I was going to write that I still come back to this book, even ten years after reading it for the first time But that s not quite true What is true is that this book has never really left me it has worked itself into my psyche and become an automatic philosophi


  7. Jan-Maat Jan-Maat says:

    It seems to me that after reading Fear and Trembling that all of my thinking on faith lies within Kierkegaard Which isn t to claim that I understand his arguments but that his arguments have come to dominate the way I think about the issues.Curiously although Kierkeg


  8. Greg Watson Greg Watson says:

    Fear and Trembling is an in depth and challenging look at the Old Testament account of Abraham s willingness to sacrifice Isaac to God The story is familiar, perhaps all too familiar as Kierkegaard notes Without thinking, we jump to the outcome of the story or pass it off


  9. Khush Khush says:

    I read this book in translation I was in awe of its author However, the book is an easy read, and the central situation that Abraham has to sacrifice his only son Issac on God s command around which the whole text revolves is intriguing and exciting too Almost on every second pa


  10. Clif Hostetler Clif Hostetler says:

    Fear and Trembling was originally published in 1843 written in Danish and under a pseudonymous name The purpose of the book was two fold First Kierkegaard wanted to describe the nature of true faith using the story of Abraham almost sacrificing Isaac to illustrate the concept Second


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