An Engagement with C. Stephen Evans' New Book

Zoom Event: Tuesday 1 June, 5:30-7:30PM UK time

Søren Kierkegaard is one of KLC‘s favourite philosophers, and C. Stephen Evans is one of the world authorities on Kierkegaard.

Join us for a Zoom event with a major group of contemporary philosophers as we engage with Evans’s recent book: Kierkegaard and Spirituality: Accountability as the Meaning of Human Existence (Kierkegaard as a Christian Thinker) where Evans describes Kierkegaard’s contributions to spirituality – both Christian and more generally human.

We live spiritually when we live in the presence of God.

The Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard is often read for his contributions to Christian theology, but he also has much to offer about spirituality—both Christian and more generally human. 

C. Stephen Evans assesses Kierkegaard’s belief that true spirituality should be seen as accountability: the grateful recognition of our existence as gift. Spirituality takes on a Christian flavor when one recognizes in Jesus Christ the human incarnation of the God who gives us being. In this clearly written and substantive book a leading scholar on Kierkegaard’s thought makes Kierkegaard’s contributions to spirituality accessible not only to philosophers and theologians but to pastors, spiritual directors, and lay Christians. 

Stephen Evans (Ph.D. Yale University) is currently University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Baylor University and director of the Baylor Center for Christian Philosophy.  He also serves as a Professorial Fellow at the Logos Institute for Analytic and Exegetical Theology at the University of St. Andrews.  His published works have focused on Kierkegaard, philosophy of religion, ethics, and the philosophy of psychology.  Evans has published more than 20 books and over 100 professional articles. He has received numerous awards and grants, including two Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and major grants from the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Templeton Religion Trust.  He is a past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers and the Kierkegaard Society of North America.