Continental Philosophy

Søren Kierkegaard

What did Søren Kierkegaard deem his main vocation in life?

Kierkegaard felt his main vocation was “to reintroduce Christianity into Christendom.” For him, Christianity was a way of existing. He thought that only humans existed, because they have “internal reality,” in contrast to God, who has “external reality.” Faith for him was an inward leap in answer to one burning question about God.


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