The review analyzes the concepts of the fear phenomenon presented in the works of the following authors: N. Berdyaev, P.P. Gaidenko, P.S. Gurevich, V.K. Kantor, S. Kierkegaard, V.I. Krasikov, V.I. Samokhvalova, M.N. Epstein, K.G. Jung, and others. The phenomenon of fear is presented in many aspects.
the problem of evil and violence; terror and horror; the spiritual origins of fear; fear and fearlessness; creativity; physical and met-aphysical fear; fear of God.