Kierkegaard lecture 5

Kierkegaard lecture 5 - Characteristics of the infinite...

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Characteristics of the infinite resignation Withdrawal from the world An exclusive focus on the spiritual life Most knights of resignation continue to live in this world, but they are not at home here Infinite in its heterogeneity with the finite
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Knight of faith “He looks just like a tax collector” (p. 32) “I draw a little closer to him and pay attention to the slightest movement to see whether a little heterogeneous fraction of a signal from the infinite manifests itself – a glance, an air, a gesture, a sadness, a smile that betrayed the infinite in its heterogeneity with the finite. No! I examine this figure from head to foot to see if there might not be a crack through which the infinite peeped out” (p.32) “Nothing is detectable of that foreign and noble nature by which the knight of infinite resignation is recognized… No heavenly look or any sign of the incommensurable betrays him” (pp. 32 – 33)
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Differences infinite resignation - faith Whereas the “knight of infinite resignation” turns
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