This vintage book is Edwyn Bevan's 1940 work, "Holy Images". This volume constitutes a fascinating exploration of the meaning and importance of religious images throughout history, and is highly recommended for those with an interest in the subject. Edwyn Robert Bevan (1870-1943) was an esteemed English philosopher and historian. Other notable works by this author include: "The Hellenistic Age" (1923), "Stoics and Sceptics" (1913), and "The House of Ptolemy" (1927). Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.