Acedia and Kierkegaard

“Acedia is what Kierkegaard, in his book on despair (Sickness unto Death), has called the “despair of weakness”, which he … More

acedia – sadness

“According to the classical theology of the Church, acedia is a kind of sadness (“species tristitiae”) — more specifically, a … More

Despair and acedia

“‘In both good and bad, one proceeds, as a rule, from what is imperfect to what is perfect’. A sin … More

despair and the will

“the term [despair] describes a decision of the will… For the Christian, despair is a decision against Christ. It is … More