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Wojciech Kaftanski
Harvard University
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Through an analysis of Kierkegaard’s and Dostoevsky’s approaches to the theme of the death of Christ – one of the major leitmotifs in the debate of their contemporaries conveyed through theological and philosophical considerations, but also expressed in novels and in art – I show how the thinkers comprehended and articulated in their works the religious challenges awaiting the modern man.
Keywords Kierkegaard  Dostoyevsky  Mimesis  Imitation  Ekphrasis  Violence  Modernity  Religious Aesthetics  Crucifixion  Holbein  Søren Kierkegaard
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