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Kierkegaard and Religion: Personality, Character, and Virtue

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2018.10.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sylvia Walsh, Kierkegaard and Religion: Personality, Character, and Virtue, Cambridge University Press, 2018, 245pp., $92.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107180581. Reviewed by Jeffrey Hanson, Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University Sylvia Walsh's newest book addresses a constellation of issues that are arrayed around the influence of Kierkegaard's religious conceptuality on his view of how personality, character, and virtue are shaped. The topics included under this capacious heading end up ranging widely, both across theme and the chronology of Kierkegaard's authorship. Walsh announces early in her Prologue that No thinker has reflected more deeply on the role of religion in forming the human self than the Danish religious poet Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), who produced in little more than a decade an astonishing number of works devoted to an analysis of the kind of personality, character, and spiritual. . .

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