This vintage book is a fascinating treatise on Hellenism and Christianity, written by Edwyn Robert Bevan and first published in 1912. Composed of a course of lectures, this monograph explores in detail ancient Hellenism and the emergence of Christianity. Contents include: "The East and the West", "Bacchylides", "The Greek Anthology", "The First Contact of Christianity and Paganism", "The Gnostic Redeemer", "Between Two Worlds", "The Prophet of Personality", "Dirt", "A Paradox of Christianity", etc. Edwyn Robert Bevan (1870-1943) was an esteemed English philosopher and historian. 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.