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Author Evans, Jan E., 1949- author

Title Miguel de Unamuno's quest for faith : a Kierkegaardian understanding of Unamuno's struggle to believe / Jan E. Evans ; foreword by Stephen T. Davis
Published Eugene, Oregon : Pickwick Publications, [2013]
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Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright information; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Miguel de Unamuno's Life and Spiritual Formation; 3. Truth Must Be Lived; 4. Unamuno's Passion for Immortality; 5. Unamuno, Kierkegaard, and Pascal on the Role of Doubt in Faith; 6. The Unhealed Wound; 7. Unamuno's Faith and Kierkegaard's Religiousness A; 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Back Cover
Summary Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936) was a extraordinary Spanish thinker, a philosopher, linguist, poet, novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, professor, university administrator, and Spanish public intellectual. He had great intellectual integrity and moral courage. Unamuno is not an easy philosopher to read. He loved paradoxes and even (at times) contradictions. Various interpreters have called him an atheist, a sceptic, a Protestant, a pantheist, a Catholic modernist, and a good Catholic. Passages can be found in his writings that can be taken to support all of these interpretations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-132) and index
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Subject Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855.
Unamuno, Miguel de, 1864-1936 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Unamuno, Miguel de, 1864-1936 -- Religion.
Religion in literature.
Spanish literature -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0227902289 (electronic bk.)
9780227902288 (electronic bk.)