Christ in Greek society

The coming of Christ turned the world upside down. As the fourth-century Christian bishop and writer Athanasius (296 – 373AD) points out, the impact of Christ upon early Greek society showed clearly that this was no ordinary person. “When did people begin to abandon the worship of idols, unless it were since the very Word…

On the Reading of Old Books, By C. S. Lewis

This piece was written by C. S. Lewis as an Introduction to a 1944 translation of *St Athanasius’ The Incarnation of the Word of God. There is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern…