Religion and Belief in the Modern World Comparison Essay by Master Researcher

Religion and Belief in the Modern World
An analysis of religion and belief in the modern world, according to the views of Nietzsche and Kierkegaard.
# 87320 | 1,800 words | 2 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Philosophy (Religion) , English (Comparison) , Religion and Theology (General)

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This paper focuses on the two passages - one from Nietzsche's "The Gay Science" and the other from Kierkegaard's "Fear and Trembling". The paper discusses their common focus of the issue of belief in the modern world. However, the paper also argues they have adopted distinctly different approaches to how people in the modern world should relate to the practice of religion and the belief in a transcendent deity.

From the Paper:

" Religion and Belief in the Modern World: The importance of this question is highlighted by Nietzsche in the opening sentence of the passage where he asks: "Who are we anyway?" "

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