Kierkegaard's Writings, XXIII: "The Moment" and Late Writings

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For Kierkegaard, poet of ideality and practitioner of the indirect method, ideality was a corrective and had a polemical side that was apparent in direct critiques in four episodes: the early criticism of Hans Christian Andersen in From the Papers of One Still Living; the Corsair affair with Meir Goldschmidt on destructive anonymous journalism; the exchange with Andreas G. Rudelbach on the politicizing reformation of the Church; and the "attack on Christendom" against the established ecclesiastical order and the ...
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Overview

For Kierkegaard, poet of ideality and practitioner of the indirect method, ideality was a corrective and had a polemical side that was apparent in direct critiques in four episodes: the early criticism of Hans Christian Andersen in From the Papers of One Still Living; the Corsair affair with Meir Goldschmidt on destructive anonymous journalism; the exchange with Andreas G. Rudelbach on the politicizing reformation of the Church; and the "attack on Christendom" against the established ecclesiastical order and the formalism of culture-accommodated Christianity, the subject of the present volume.
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"These new translations are excellent."--Choice

"The definitive edition of the Writings. The first volume . . . indicates the scholarly value of the entire series: an introduction setting the work in the context of Kierkegaard's development; a remarkably clear translation; and concluding sections of intelligent notes."--Library Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780691140810
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 9/21/2009
  • Series: Kierkegaard's Writings Series
  • Pages: 712
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Howard V. Hong, the former Director of the Howard and Edna Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College, is the General Editor of "Kierkegaard's Writings". Edna H. Hong is a poet, writer, and translator who has collaborated with Professor Hong on other English translations of Kierkegaard's work.

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Table of Contents

Historical Introduction
The Moment and Late Writings
Newspaper Articles 1854-1855 1
I Was Bishop Mynster a "Truth-Witness," One of "the Authentic Truth-Witnesses" - Is This the Truth? 3
II There the Matter Rests! 9
III A Challenge to Me from Pastor Paludan-Muller 16
IV The Point at Issue with Bishop Martensen, as Christianly Decisive for the, Christianly Viewed, Dubious Previously Established Ecclesiastical Order 19
V Two New Truth-Witnesses 25
VI At Bishop Mynster's Death 28
VII Is This Christian Worship or Is It Making a Fool of God? 30
VIII What Must Be Done - It Will Happen either through Me or through Someone Else 33
IX The Religious Situation 35
X A Thesis - Just One Single One 39
XI "Salt"; Because "Christendom" Is: the Decay of Christianity; "a Christian World" Is: a Falling Away from Christianity 41
XII What Do I Want? 46
XIII On the Occasion of an Anonymous Proposal to Me in No. 79 of This Newspaper 50
XIV Would It Be Best Now to "Stop Ringing the Alarm"? 51
XV Christianity with a Royal Certificate and Christianity without a Royal Certificate 54
XVI What Cruel Punishment! 56
XVII A Result 60
XVIII A Monologue 64
XIX Concerning a Fatuous Pompousness in Regard to Me and the Conception of Christianity to Which I Am Calling Attention 66
XX For the New Edition of Practice in Christianity 69
This Must Be Said; So Let It Be Said 71
XXI That Bishop Martensen's Silence Is (1) Christianly Indefensible; (2) Ludicrous; (3) Obtuse-Sagacious; (4) in More Than One Regard Contemptible 79
The Moment, 1-2 87
What Christ Judges of Official Christianity 127
The Moment, 3-7 139
The Changelessness of God 263
The Moment, 8-9 283
Appendix The Moment, 10 327
Supplement 355
Key to References 356
Background Material Pertaining to Faedrelandet [Newspaper] Articles 359
Original Front Page of Faedrelandet, December 18, 1854, and Original Title Pages of This Must Be Said; So Let It Be Said; The Moment, No. 1; What Christ Judges of Official Christianity; The Changelessness of God 372
Selected Entries from Kierkegaard's Journals and Papers Pertaining to the Articles and The Moment and Late Writings 383
Editorial Appendix 613
Acknowledgments 615
Collation of Faedrelandet [Newspaper] Articles, The Moment, and Late Writings in the Danish Editions of Kierkegaard's Collected Works 617
Notes 623
Bibliographical Note 655
Index 657
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