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Single Idea 7584

[catalogued under 29. Religion / D. Religious Issues / 1. Religious Commitment / e. Fideism]

Full Idea

Without risk there is no faith.

Gist of Idea

Without risk there is no faith


Søren Kierkegaard (Concluding Unscientific Postscript [1846], 'Inwardness')

Book Reference

Kierkegaard,Søren: 'A Kierkegaard Anthology', ed/tr. Bretall,Robert [Princeton 1946], p.215

A Reaction

Remarks like this make you realise that Kierkegaard is just as much of a romantic as most of the other nineteenth century philosophers. Plunge into the dark unknown of the human psyche, in order to intensify and heighten human life.