By Mark Glouberman

Through an in depth textual research and a contrastive exam of records from either cultures, Mark Glouberman explores the biblical roots of our Western experience of self-identity and the ways that non-philosophical Greek fabrics improve our realizing of ways that cultural view developed.

Glouberman illustrates how the Hebrew Scriptures improve a humanist instead of a spiritual view of human nature. He then exhibits that this comparable view is germinally found in non-philosophical writings of archaic and classical Greece. eventually, Glouberman argues that the philosophical variety of considering, the highbrow foundation of Greece’s contribution to the West, is actually opposed to what the Bible teaches approximately human nature, and that imperative Hellenic figures from outdoors the philosophical mainstream – particularly Homer and Sophocles – are ‘biblical’ in orientation. each one of Glouberman’s theses lends new intensity to modern study at the Bible as a resource of fabric that illuminates the human condition.

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