Kierkegaard on Despair

I'm attempting to read through The Sickness Unto Death by Søren Kierkegaard.  The Sickness isn't so easy, but it is provocative. "So to be sick unto death is, not to be able to die - yet not as though there were no hope of life; no the hopelessness in this case is that even the… Continue reading Kierkegaard on Despair

Brueggemann on the Epistemology of Oath

 Another jewel from Brueggemann's Theology of the Old Testament (p. 173). "All of these [OT redemptive] promises of Yahweh, of every sort, on every subject, intend that Israel should not surrender its life or its destiny to the present circumstance, especially when that present circumstance is deathly and appears insurmountable." The alternative to accepting the… Continue reading Brueggemann on the Epistemology of Oath