Hellenism and Christianity (Routledge Revivals) by Edwyn Bevan

By Edwyn Bevan

First released in 1921, this identify examines the connection among what the writer labels the ‘rationalist’ aspect in Western tradition at the one hand, derived from the traditional Greeks, and Christianity, at the different. Bevan contends that those traditions are unique, yet now not jointly specific, and that to appreciate totally their mutuality and reciprocity it will be important to check the targeted background of either: their person provenances, their fusion and interpenetration, and in addition, their destiny jointly.

The first bankruptcy makes an attempt to point the importance of Hellenic tradition in its relation to japanese civilisation. The extinction of Paganism on the time of Augustine is tested, as is a variety of ethical concerns linked to the Christian existence, as that's interpreted by means of the writer. ultimately, the inspiration of ‘progress’ is investigated with particular connection with the placement of Christianity within the smooth international.

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