AUDEN, W.H. Kierkegaard. Selected and Introduced by Auden. London: Cassell and Company, 1955.
8vo., original black cloth, gilt to spine; in a lovely unclipped jacket with green tessellated design; pp. viii, 184; cloth with some very faint white marks; jacket ever-so-slightly toned to creases and spine, one small internal tear repaired to top of spine; previous ownership name to ffep; a near-fine copy nonetheless.
Auden and Kierkegaard. Who would put the two together? Yet the pair have a remarkable amount in common. Here, Auden introduces some of the philosopher's most poignant theological theories, from sin and dread to Christ as redeemer, and how these theories can be applied to Christianity today.