My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Works of Love is a searching exploration of the distinctive and demanding character of Christian love. It is not a â€œfeel goodâ€ book but one that might leave you wondering whether you really have loved at all, or loved well.
Kierkegaard begins with the paradox of loveâ€™s character as both hidden and yet bearing fruit in works of love. He then explores the great command to love neighbor as oneself. He plumbs the challenges of loving a neighbor in all the ways we love ourselves, and the fact that it is the neighbor we are to love, literally anyone, and not just the friend or the lover. [Read more…] about Book Review: Works of Love