Hebraism suggests the austere and spiritual life, Hellenism the social and sensuous life.
Literally, "all the daughters of song," a Hebraism for birds.
But the habits and discipline received from Hebraism remain for our race an eternal possession.
The idea of Hellenism is to see things as they are: the idea of Hebraism is conduct and obedience.
Nevertheless, so far as material offers itself, we find in Hebrew art just those qualities we might expect from Hebraism.
We want Hellenism for knowing and enjoying, Hebraism for acting, loving, and hoping.
The happy marriage of Hellenism and Hebraism in Egypt had a tragic end.
Where Hellenism appealed to the senses, Hebraism appealed to the spirit.
But dominant and fundamental though it was, Hebraism was only latent thus far.
Was not the temper of the typical Puritan, after all, thoroughly impregnated with Hebraism?