By Mark A. Tietjen,Merold Westphal

Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) had a project. The church had develop into vulnerable, flabby and inconsequential. Being a Christian used to be extra a cultural background than a non secular fact. His mission—reintroduce the Christian religion to Christians.

How may perhaps he holiday via to those that have been contributors of the church and concept they have been Christians already? Like an outdated testomony prophet, Kiergegaard used numerous pointed and dramatic how you can shake humans from their shut eye. He incisively clinically determined the non secular diseases of his age and provided a clean tackle vintage Christian teaching.

Mark Tietjen thinks that Kierkegaard's critique of his contemporaries moves just about domestic this present day. We additionally have to hearken to probably the most insightful but advanced Christian thinkers of any period. via an exam of center Christian doctrines—the individual of Jesus Christ, human nature, Christian witness and love—Tietjen is helping us pay attention Kierkegaard's missionary message to a church that frequently fails to persist with Christ with purity of heart.

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