Ep 62: Stephen Backhouse on the life of Kierkegaard

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Stephen Backhouse is a author, theologian, and teacher and the author of Kierkegaard: A Single Life, a biography and survey of the work of the iconoclastic Danish writer Soren Kierkegaard. You can purchase Kierkegaard: A Single Life on Amazon by clicking on the link and you can find out more about Stephen's Tent Theology teaching program at: https://www.tenttheology.com/

While our conversation is mostly about Kierkegaard and his work, we also discuss the dangers of Christian Nationalism (or Christendom)—including a segment on whether or not American Christians should recite the Pledge of Allegiance—,the dangers of being an ordained minister within the institution of the Church, and how Arcade Fire's album Reflektor was inspired by Kierkegaard (Here is the Postconsumer article about that subject: Postconsumer Reports article of Arcade Fire and Kierkegaard)

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More interviews with Stephen Backhouse:
Another interview with Stephen Backhouse
Info on the book Kierkegaard and Political Theology
Why Go Kierkegaard? with Stephen Backhouse
Unbelievable? Kierkegaard interview with Stephen Backhouse and Jane Williams

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