Soren Kierkegaard was an early 19th century Danish philosopher, who also wrote prolifically about Christianity. The following are commentaries on several of Soren Kierkegaard’s books. The last item is an overview of his philosophy.
Works of Love: Chapter Summaries
Kierkegaard’s book Works of Love is one of the most profound descriptions of true, biblical, Christian love. By using excerpts from each chapter, Earle summarizes Kierkegaard’s ideas.
Fear and Trembling: Chapter Summaries
Kierkegaard’s book Fear and Trembling is his analysis of Abraham’s belief in the midst of God’s commanding him to sacrifice his son Isaac.
The Sickness Unto Death: Commentary with the Full Text of Kierkegaard’s Book
This book quotes the entirety of Kierkegaard’s own book, paragraph by paragraph or even sub-paragraph by sub-paragraph. Earle then explains each excerpt for the reader so as to provide as clear an understanding as possible of Kierkegaard’s difficult concepts. This book has been edited once, but Earle is rewriting it. He has completed through Part One, C, B, b, “The Despair That Is Conscious of Being Despair and Therefore is Conscious of Having a Self In Which There Is Something Eternal and Then either in Despair Does Not Will To Be Itself or in Despair Wills to Be Itself,” and this document will be updated as Earle completes more sections.
Overview of Soren Kierkegaard’s Philosophy
This document is in outline form and provides salient information regarding Soren Kierkegaard, his life, his project, and his philosophy.