Personal Religion Among the Greeks

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Author  A. J. Festugiere
Publisher  Praeger
Publication Date   April 23, 1984
ISBN  0313232091
Pages  186

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The author discerns two distinct currents of personal religion, which he illustrates through striking instances of faith on the part of individual Greeks: popular piety, or the indirect approach to God through saints, idols, and images as intermediaries; and reflective piety, which seeks direct and immediate union with God himself.

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