Søren Kierkegaard in love

An engagement as binding as marriage. Kierkegaard and Regine Olsen never married; nevertheless, theirs was one of the great literary loves…
An engagement as binding as marriage. Kierkegaard and Regine Olsen never married; nevertheless, theirs was one of the great literary loves… [More]

Kim Kierkegaardashian

New Twitter feed turns the socialite and opportunistic entrepreneur Kim Kardashian into a philosopher.
New Twitter feed turns the socialite and opportunistic entrepreneur Kim Kardashian into a philosopher. [More]

Interview with C. Stephen Evans: Kierkegaard, Natural Signs and Knowledge of God

PNS talks with C. Stephen Evans on his latest book in which he argues that philosophical arguments for God's existence can serve as signs to believers and non-believers alike. We also talk about what Kierkegaard has to say to modern views on religion.
PNS talks with C. Stephen Evans on his latest book in which he argues that philosophical arguments for God's existence can serve as signs to believers and non-believers alike. We also talk about what Kierkegaard has to say to modern views on religion. [More]

The Irrational Faith–Proof, Intuitions, and Religious Belief

These two specific ways of viewing the relationship between faith and reason capture in general, I believe, the distinction between the Kierkegaardian religious epistemology and the religious epistemology of contemporary believers that wish to preserve the role of reason in religious belief. The latter hold that the deliverances of faith and the deliverances of reason not only do complement each other but should complement each other. [More]

Kierkegaard and the Modern Religious Mind

For Søren Kierkegaard, being a Christian is like falling in love. Most passionate, erotic relationships are not rational nor should they be. They are not strictly irrational though reason doesn’t seem to apply to them. When two people fall in love, they may know very little about one another but this is not relevant; in fact its part of its virtue. Common sense becomes a ballast and the lovers discard it, intentionally or not, for the possibility that all the promises they hope are true will be realized. To those on the outside, their relationship may seem silly at best and dangerous or harmful at worst. Yet they jump in with both feet, critics and naysayers be damned. [More]

St. Olaf Focuses on Kierkegaard

From their website: More than 160 scholars, pastors, and those who are simply fans of the 19th-century Danish philosopher flocked to campus for the largest meeting of Kierkegaard scholars in history. The Sixth International Kierkegaard Conference drew attendees from all over the globe to examin... [More]