God and Immortality in Dostoevsky’s Thought

The concepts of God and immortality are woven through Dostoevsky’s works. They are both necessary to give meaning to life. Although ultimately a pessimist, Dostoevsky finds hope in the Russian God. The author pulls evidence for his argument from The Brothers KaramazovNotes from the UndergroundThe Diary of a WriterThe Possessed,The Idiot, and Dostoevsky’s short stories and letters.

Published in BYU Studies Quarterly 01:2-02:1
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