Category Archives: Grundtvig, N. F. S.

Løgstrup’s “The universal is singular”: Ole Jensen’s summary and contextualization

[I have translated the following summary of Løgstrup’s thinking about the singular universal, which was written by Ole Jensen for his book, Historien om K. E. Løgstrup (pp. 156-9).  Besides introducing and explaining the idea itself quite well, Jensen does … Continue reading

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Two kinds of understanding

In his intellectual biography of the Danish philosopher-theologian Knud Ejler Løgstrup, Ole Jensen uses a brief passage from a well-known Danish novel to highlight the distinction between two kinds of understanding.  Per Jensen, the first is understanding for exploitation; the … Continue reading

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Grundtvigs Prædikener: 4de Trinitatis-Søndag 1838

[For the benefit of any Danish readers I may have, and because I’m not sure it’s available anywhere on the net, here is the original (Danish) text of the Grundtvig sermon I translated into English in my last post.  I … Continue reading

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Grundtvig’s sermons: 4th Sunday after Trinity, 1838

[The Danish pastor N. F. S. Grundtvig was hugely important to the formation of a national consciousness in his country, but he is little known outside Denmark.  This is unfortunate because, despite his flaws and mistakes, which can be overlooked … Continue reading

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Rethinking the First Article of the Creed

[“Maker of Heaven and Earth” detail from The Apostles’ Creed Window at First Presbyterian Church, Allentown (Pennsylvania).  Leonids Linauts, stained glass artist.] The title of this blog post is the title of a paper written by Patrick D. Miller and … Continue reading

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