David Gouwens Bibliography

Professor of Theology, Brite Divinity School



Gouwens, David J. Kierkegaard as Religious Thinker. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

———. Kierkegaard's Dialectic of the Imagination. New York: Peter Lang, 1989.


Articles and essays

Gouwens, David J. “Kierkegaard Between Skepticism and the Happy Passion.” Lutheran Forum 43, no. 3 (Fall 2009): 53-55.

———. “Kierkegaard on the Universally Religious and the Specifically Christian as Resources for Interreligious Conversation.” In Kierkegaard and Religious Pluralism: Papers of the AAR Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Group, and the Søren Kierkegaard Society, edited by Andrew J. Burgess, 83-104. AAR 2007 Annual Meeting, San Diego, Working Papers. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2007.

———. “Kierkegaard’s Christian Discourses on Upbuilding, Mildness, and Polemic: ‘A Temple-Cleansing Celebration–and Then the Quiet,’” In Christian Discourses, edited by Robert L. Perkins, 143-63. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 2007.

———. “Kierkegaard’s Hermeneutics of Discipleship: Communal and Critical Uses of Scripture in the 1854-55 Attack.” In Søren Kierkegaard and the Word(s): Essays on Hermeneutics and Communication, edited by Poul Houe and Gordon D. Marino, 81-92. Copenhagen: C.A. Reitzel, 2003.

———. "Mozart among the Theologians." Modern Theology 16, no. 4 (2000): 461-74.

———. "Imagination" and "Introspection." In Dictionary of Existentialism, edited by Haim Gordon, 199-201, 213-15. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1999.

———. "Mozart , Theology, and Worship: Some Reflections on Kierkegaard, Barth, and Küng." Doxology 16 (1999): 1-15.

———. "Kierkegaard's Either/Or, Part One: Patterns of Interpretation." In Either/Or Part I, edited by Robert L. Perkins. Macon, Ga: Mercer University Press, 1995.

———. "Understanding, Imagination, and Irony in Kierkegaard's Repetition." In Fear and Trembling and Repetition, edited by Robert L. Perkins, 283-308. Macon, Ga: Mercer Univ Press, 1993.

———. "Kierkegaard's Understanding of Doctrine." Modern Theology 5 (1988): 13-22.

———. "Theological Belief and Pastoral Vision." Encounter 46 (1985): 117-26.

———. "Kierkegaard on the Ethical Imagination." Journal of Religious Ethics 10 (1982): 204-20.


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