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By Maria Bethany

Matthew Arnold, the popular English social critic of the nineteenth century, aptly named the Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian worldviews “Hellenism and Hebraism.” This e-book examines the competition among those worldviews. In essence, this contention constitutes the by no means ceasing tradition struggle within the West, ever because the Greeks and Romans inadvertently imported the “God of the Jews” from Jerusalem. then again, this conflict isn't in basic terms an abstruse metaphysical war of words, yet so much importantly—as the results of the theological conflict—it is fought within the political, social, financial, and ethical arenas to boot. whereas at present, Hellenism appears to be like at the profitable facet, this ebook intends to end up that Hebraism represents the higher a part of our cultural heritage.

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