The father of "existentialism", Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855), famous birthday on May 5. Born in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, Kierkegaard, although not a frequent visitor to universal textbooks, is undoubtedly regarded as one of the great philosophers, theologians and writers in the history of modern religious development in northern Europe.
However, many friends who only know the name but don't know who it is, may have doubts in their hearts, why did the Qi family win such an excellent evaluation? Let’s start with the time and space background at that time…. The former Kingdom of photo retouching Denmark (Kongeriget Danmark) was a place blessed by God with Christianity as the official "state religion" (about 80% today). Every baby born in Danish territory is legally "automatic" (or "passive") an "official" member of the Christian (protestant) Danish Lutheranism.
However, in the 19th century, as the Christian (Protestant) Church faced the impact and challenge of the two major waves of thinking, philosophy and science, derived from the "Era of Enlightenment" (Siècle des Lumières) in Western Europe, two distinct trends emerged within the Church. Different branches: One is the theology of "Liberal Christianity", which incorporates modern rationalism. The other is the traditional "Protestant" theology that is conservative, tends to extremes, and emphasizes literal interpretation, which is later called "Christian fundamentalism."