Denmark: A Century and Three Quarters of Telling the Truth about Islam

Andrew G. Bostom
Over the past two years, I have chronicled the ongoing travails of my intrepid colleague Lars Hedegaard, the Danish journalist and historian,  most recently, his narrowly surviving an assassination attempt by a likely Muslim assailant. Hedegaard's plight, and his voiced (and written) opinions on Islam whetted my curiosity about what the profound 19th century Danish writer and polymath, Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), may have opined -- if anything -- on the Muslim creed. Kierkegaard, although renowned as the "father" of existentialist philosophy, produced a vast, highly original output, as summarized by the venerable Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, which transcended ... the boundaries of philosophy, theology, psychology, literary criticism, devotional literature and fiction. Kierkegaard brought this potent mixture of discourses to bear as social critique and for the purpose of renewing Christian faith within Christendom. At the same time he made many original conceptual...(Read Full Post)

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