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The Prophet of Copenhagen

Yesterday, my wife, Pam, and I, returned from a 12 day cruise of the Baltic. As you might imagine, we’ve seen some amazing sights, from palaces and cathedrals in St. Petersburg, Russia, to the fairytale-like Tallin in Estonia. But the highlight of the trip for me, was to seek out anything relating to a thinker I’ve long admired, Soren Kierkegaard, who lived in Denmark in the 19th century. Last Sunday, 20th July, our ship docked in Copenhagen, Kierkegaard’s home town, and we set out to explore; I with great excitement clutching a list of the things I should see and Pam trying to look as interested as she possibly could. Read more »