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Whilst reading the major ideas of Kierkegaard's Christian Existentialism I found that some have placed Dostoyevsky's "The Brothers Karamazov" in the same philosophical tradition. It seems plausible that by imploring the Russian people to return to their roots of Orthodox piety, Dostoyevsky mimicked the idea of Kierkegaard's major premise of returning to Early Christianity. However, the only evidence I can find of Dostoyevsky holding this belief is in the plot of Brothers Karamazov, Alyosha, the pious of the brothers, having a better outlook on life in the story in comparison to the others brothers. Is there any other evidence to substantiate the claim that Dostoyevsky was a Christian Existentialist?

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    Not even Kierkegaard was a Christian existentialist. The label was invented by Marcel in 1940-s, and Kierkegaard died in 1855, so he was swept under it without his consent or even a chance to weigh in (which Heidegger at least could do). Dostoevsky died in 1881, the same situation. These anachronistic classifications are inherently dubious. Nonetheless, commentators do find themes later associated with existentialism in Dostoevsky, see e.g. Bourgeois, Dostoevsky and Existentialism, who is properly careful with the labeling. – Conifold Oct 20 '20 at 0:48

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