Hellenistic Christendom

If you ever get the chance to read Chesterton’s Everlasting Man or C.S. Lewis’ Till We Have Faces, you’ll notice a reoccurring theme where the skill of utilizing man’s heartfelt response to beauty is seen through the sights of ancient pagan myth or mysticism. Take for example C.S. Lewis’ Till We Have Faces (1956). In this story Lewis assumes that his readers knows the story of Cupid and Psyche, told almost two centuries after Christ by the Latin author Apuleius.

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