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By Christopher B, Dr Barnett

Søren Kierkegaard wrote that Pietism is 'the one and basically end result of Christianity'. compliment of this type - rather while coupled with Kierkegaard's major own connections to the stream in Christian spirituality often called Pietism - would appear to call for thorough research. And but, Kierkegaard's relation to Pietism has been principally overlooked within the secondary literature.

Kierkegaard, Pietism and Holiness fills this scholarly hole and, in doing so, offers the 1st full-length examine of Kierkegaard's relation to the Pietist circulation. First accounting for Pietism's position in Kierkegaard's social, ecclesial, and highbrow heritage, Barnett is going directly to exhibit Pietism's impression on Kierkegaard's released authorship, largely concerning the dating among Christian holiness and secular tradition. This e-book not just establishes Pietism as a formative effect on Kierkegaard's existence and pondering, but in addition sheds clean gentle on the most important Kierkegaardian options, from the significance of 'upbuilding' to the imitation of Christ.

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