Søren Kierkegaard was a Christian author who was against applying the ideas of the Scientific Enlightenment to Christianity. He lived in Denmark from 1813 to 1855. His works were written to the single individual who might be interested in reading them.
When the young soldier, Rene Descartes, wakes up, he is very troubled by these three dreams, and thinks that they have been sent to him from Heaven. He starts to try to find out what they mean.