How Did Kierkegaard Choose Abraham As The Perfect Example Of Faith

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In this essay I will discuss why Kierkegaard chose Abraham as the perfect example of faith. Also I will discuss Kierkegaard’s understanding of ethics and rationality. In the beginning God chose Abraham to be blessed with a child. Abraham would be the original father as his blood line will be carried on for generations. In Abraham elderly years’ god finally blessed him with a child named Isaac. When Isaac grew up god asked Abraham to take Isaac up to the mountain and sacrifice him. Without any question or hesitation Abraham did exactly what god wanted. That is why Kierkegaard picked Abraham because he trusted god with total obedience. For Kierkegaard what Abraham did not make any sense. First Kierkegaard writes for possible scenarios that
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