3 edition of Fear and Trembling found in the catalog.
|Statement||Faber and Faber|
|Publishers||Faber and Faber|
|LC Classifications||August 19, 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 115 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
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A journal entry from 1847 clarifies this term. " He asked how a murderer can be revered as the father of faith. The paradox cannot be mediated, for it depends specifically on this: that the single individual is only the single individual. Here I re-read a book I've read many times before in response to a specific question from a former student and I have first stated his question, then my reply, then appended detailed notes I took along the way as I worked to prepare my reply to him.
" "People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. However, the book is an easy read, and the central situation that Abraham has to sacrifice Fear and Trembling only son Issac on God's command around which the whole text revolves is intriguing and exciting too.
Hannay makes good use of Kierkegaard's journals and notebooks to show how Kierkegaard related his own struggles in maintaining a God-relationship to Abraham's situation, but Hannay suggests in his conclusion that we should not infer from Fear and Trembling that we are Fear and Trembling to follow the particular example of Abraham.
Anyway, the book is written under a pseudonym, Johannes de Silentio - John the Silent. Knight of faith relies on the self alone, cannot make self understood to others. Whereas for Kafka the old story of Abraham is no longer worthy of discussion a critical view not directly considered herefor Conway "we cannot simply give up. But, if it was a sin, if he had not loved Isaac thus, then could he not grasp the possbility that he could be forgiven : for what sin more terrible?
According to the ethical, what Abraham attempted was murder: his sacrifice cannot be understood in terms of the universal.
Who is there to speak in honor of that passion? They had not killed her yet because they enjoyed beauty. There were many thousands of contemporaries, and countless men in after times, who knew all about the triumphs of Miltiades; but there was only one whom they rendered sleepless.
In the passage above, Paul is not talking about judgment at all, but the outworking of our salvation. Happy is the life in which they coincide, in which my wish is my duty and the reverse, and for most men the task in life is simply to adhere to their duty and to transform it by their enthusiasm into their wish.
Evans carefully considers biblical scholarship and philosophical views of Descartes, Kant, and Hegel to make his case, and he openly assumes, contrary to most biblical scholars, that Genesis 22 is historical as well as the possibility that one may have an authentic personal revelation from God.
Some say salvation is something to work for, that we must tip-toe fearfully through life Fear and Trembling we upset a wrathful God and find ourselves thrown into hell.